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The New Pope/Analysis of the New Papacy of Benedict XVI/Freedom Seder (#834)

Kim Lawton looks at reaction to the election of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI and the key issues and challenges that lie ahead for the new pontiff; Kim Lawton, author David Gibson, and James Madison University professor Dr. John-Peter Pham join Bob Abernethy for a discussion of what the new papacy means for the future direction of the Catholic Church; Larry Goldbaum from the Office of Jewish Affairs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, describes the annual Passover celebration of the Freedom Seder. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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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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