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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #406

The program includes an in-depth report examining Catholic Charities, the largest private network of social service organizations, which provides an array of services to the poor, immigrants and refugees; a feature on California's Proposition 36, which would mandate first and second-time drug offenders to attend drug treatment programs rather than jail, looking at the debate among religious and drug treatment community about the proposal; and a look at Muslims' five-times-per-day prayer schedule and the meaning of prayer in their lives. [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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