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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Down Syndrome/Religious Response to U.S. Immigration Reform/African-American Mormons (#931)

Bob Faw looks at the ethical issues raised by new medical screening methods that help detect Down Syndrome in the early stages of fetal development; Lucky Severson reports on the religious response, particularly by the Catholic Church, to proposed revisions to U.S. immigration laws; Deborah Potter explores efforts by the Mormons to reach out to black communities. [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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