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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #323

The program included a report on this year's National Prayer Breakfast in which members of the religious and political community gathered in Washington, DC and listened to President Clinton's last speech at the convention, where he denounced religious and ethnic intolerance around the world; a feature looking at the high number of Catholic priests who have either died of AIDS or are inflicted with the disease as reported in a recent survey; a cover story looking at the Church Health Center in Memphis, Tennessee, which is dedicated to bringing both spiritual and physical healthcare to the poor and sick; and a report on controversial leader Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Spong's retirement and release of his new book, "Here I Stand: My Struggle for a Christianity of Integrity, Love, and Equality." [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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