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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #405

The program includes a report on the Christian Coalition of America's annual convention in Washington, DC; a cover story on "Maafa," the commemoration ceremony established six years ago by African American minister Johnnie Ray Youngblood to deal with the painful legacy of slavery, and now followed by more than 50 African American churches; a feature on the role of parish nurses; and a report on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year to be celebrated beginning September 29, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement ending the holiday period ten days later. [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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