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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #313

This program included: a feature looking at whether the church should have a role in helping illegal immigrants coming from Mexico find a better way of life; a profile on Bishop Mary Ann Swensen, the youngest Methodist Bishop in the US, whose leadership is creating controversy within the division; and a look at the common practice of gleaning, in which people gather the grain and produce left for them by reapers to give to the poor. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: This series provides in-depth coverage of the top religion and ethics stories of the week as well as religious and ethical perspectives on domestic and foreign events and the arts. Hosted by veteran journalist Bob Abernethy, the series brings viewers breaking news through live and taped reports filed by a team of correspondents in the field and interviews with prominent newsmakers.

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