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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Refusal to Treat/India's Zoroastrians/Roadside Crosses (#929)

Lucky Severson explores the debate over whether doctors and pharmacists be required by law to treat patients or fill prescriptions in cases where it conflicts with their religious beliefs; Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Bombay on efforts by India's Zoroastrians to preserve their community, customs and teachings; Professor Bob Bednar from Southwestern University discusses the religious significance and symbolism of roadside crosses. [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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