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The Rosa Parks' Papers - Rosa Parks' act of civil disobedience in 1955 sparked the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott that ignited the civil rights movement and brought a new young pastor, Martin Luther King Jr. to national prominence. Parks would have been 100 years old on February 4th. She died in 2005 but her personal papers and correspondence are still not publicly available because of a dispute among her heirs, a court's ruling that the papers must be kept together and an auctioneer's inability to find a buyer. David Tereshchuk reports. Grand Rapids Interfaith Year - Over the past year the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, known for its religious conservatism, held over 250 interfaith events aimed at deepening interfaith understanding. Judy Valente reports on the achievements of the unique year-long city-wide effort to build interpersonal relationships between people of different faiths.
 

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  • Faith-Based Aid in Louisiana; $70K Minimum Wage; The Boxer
  • Ferguson, Missouri; Sunni-Shia Harmony; Minnesota Lama
  • Religion at the Olympics; Mother Teresa; Noah's Ark Park
  • Religion at the DNC; Yellowstone Spirituality
  • Religion at the RNC; Streaming Church Services
  • Race and Justice; Catholic Deacons; VTS New Organ
  • Church Security; Kirk Franklin
  • The Supreme Court 2016; Amish Grace; Eid al-Fitr
  • Religion & Politics; Mormon Welfare; Quakers; Bring a Friend
  • Orlando Massacre; Evangelicals & Trump; Refugees in Utah
  • Doctors and End-of-Life Discussions; Saint Benedict’s
  • Payday Lenders; Women’s Mosque of America; Packing Meals
  • Candidates and Evangelicals; Christian Healthcare; The JVC
  • Mississippi “Religious Freedom” Law; Ethical Obligations
  • Evangelicals and Campaign 2016; Sagebrush Rebellion
  • Arbitration by Faith; Faith Films; Holocaust Remembrance
  • Christians and Anti-Muslim Rhetoric; Extraterrestrial Life
  • Digital Addiction; Diane Rehm on Assisted Suicide
  • Catholics, Immigration and Deportation; New Christains
  • Pope Francis’ Family Document; Stemming Chicago Gun Violence
  • Candidates Reach Out to Jewish Voters; Supreme Court
  • Religion in Cuba; India’s Artificial Limb Enterprise
  • The Aga Khan; Pope Francis and Family Issues
  • Healing Moral Wounds of War; Rancher Nuns; Baha'i Fast


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