Religion & Ethics Newsweekly

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Coping with the Pain of Bereavement - Correspondent Bob Faw speaks with a psychologist, a bishop and the grieving themselves about learning to live with the loss of a loved one. Ritual, trust, memory and time help comfort the mourning. India's Sacred Cows - Hindu traditions in India insist that cows are sacred. So, as Fred de Sam Lazaro reports, Indians still share their most modern cities with many thousands of cows they protect in the streets and take care of until they die. The Franciscans of the Holy Land - Franciscan monks look after Christianity's 54 holiest sites in the Middle East. Not only are they custodians, teachers and builders in the Holy Land - as correspondent Bill Baker reports - the Franciscans have also made exact replicas of the Middle East holy sites in Washington, D.C., where 2000 visitors a month come to visit.
 

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  • 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
  • U.S. Supreme Court Abortion Case; Son of Saul; Moral Issues
  • Pope at the Border; Death of Justice Antonin Scalia
  • Muslims of Hamtramck, Michigan; Wendell Berry Farming Center
  • Ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva Controversy; America's Original Sin;
  • Social Media and Grieving; India Beef Ban; World Hijab Day
  • Doctors and End-of-Life Discussions; Sweet Honey in the Rock
  • Faith Communities and Gun Violence; Death with Dignity
  • Look Ahead 2016
  • Look Back 2015
  • Christmas Music Tells the Story; Zaytuna College
  • Religious Responses to Call for Muslim Ban; Peter Singer
  • Ethics of Gene Editing; Supreme Court and Affirmative Action
  • Faith-Based Activism on Climate; Rebuilding Neighborhoods
  • Religion in Face of Terrorism; Medellin; Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • China Environmental Ethics; Saint Kateri
  • Criminal Justice Reform; Religious Freedom Ambassador
  • New Episcopal Presiding Bishop; All-White Juries


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