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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #319

This program included a report investigating why the National Council of Churches has intervened in the Elian Gonzalez case by siding with the INS to send the 6-year-old Cuban back to his father; a cover story looking at possible post-millennial disasters in the Holy Land, where tensions are heightening among Muslims, Christians, and Jews; a profile of Brother James Small, who, as a modest Jesuit school carpenter, has inspired many of the Chicago school students throughout his 30-year tenure; and a look at the beginning of the Islamic holiday Eid Al-Fitr, which celebrates the end of the month-long observance of Ramadan. [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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