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Vatican Seminary Reviews/Rebuilding Communities After Katrina/Hurricane Katrina: Sacred Objects (#904)

Judy Valente reports on the Vatican's nationwide review of American seminaries; Dr. Robert Franklin from the Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta,joins Bob Abernethy for a studio discussion about the need for America's religious leaders to join together to address issues of racism and poverty exposed by the hurricane disaster and help victims rebuild their communities; Kim Lawton talks with Vanessa Ochs from the University of Virginia about the spiritual importance and meaning of sacred objects in people's lives. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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