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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #346

This program included a report on the African Methodist Episcopal Church's first appointment of a female bishop in its history after Reverend Vashti McKenzie was chosen to preside over one of the denomination's districts in Africa; a cover story examining the recent ten-day Orthodox-Catholic dialogue in which the two Christian groups met for the first time to consider possible reconciliation; a conversation with Gary Rosenblatt, publisher of The Jewish Week, who recently published a controversial in-depth feature on a New Jersey rabbi who was accused of emotionally, physically, and sexually abusing teenagers; and a feature on the growing teaching of spiritual direction, which guides people in integrating their faith in their everyday activities. [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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