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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #401

The program included a report over the controversial decision of the Catholic Church to beatify Pope Pius IX, who has been condemned by critics for being anti-Semitic after being involved in the abduction of a small Jewish boy, Edgardo Mortara; a cover story on the legal, moral and ethical boundaries for religious organizations interested in supporting a presidential candidate; and a feature including Religion & Ethics Newsweekly's annual list of "Ten People to Watch," who are likely to be influential in shaping the country's spiritual landscape. [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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