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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #342

The program featured a report on the Southern Baptist annual convention this year, in which the denomination publicly denounced women serving as pastors; an in-depth look at the implications of scientists' success in mapping the human genome, asking how the discovery of genetic information will create ethical and moral dilemmas in the future; and a profile of Edward Egan, the new head of the New York Catholic church after Cardinal John O'Conner died last month from a brain tumor. [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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