Religion & Spirituality
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Some estimates predict that the glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro will disappear completely by 2020. Without the ice and snow, the rivers that flow down the mountain will simply dry up. "Then there is no life here. The people will have to move or they die," says assistant bishop Frederick Shoo.
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Some federal prosecutors are being accused of breaking the rules and wrongfully withholding evidence from defense attorneys that could affect the outcome of a trial. "When prosecutors get into the heat of battle, something takes over the competitive spirit...and they want to win at all costs," says criminal defense attorney Brendan Sullivan.
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Famed criminal defense attorney Brendan Sullivan discusses the ill-fated prosecution of the late Alaska Senator Ted Stevens and offers some suggestions for improvements at the U.S. Department of Justice.
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"We empower national Masai to do the ministry. I didn’t start any of these churches. I’m not the leader of any of these churches. But we’ve trained these people so that they could move out and do it," says Gary Woods, a missionary who has been preaching in Africa for 25 years.
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"I think right from the beginning of our republic, we’ve been torn by this tension between individualism and community…But I think we too often tell our story almost entirely on the individualistic side," says author and commentator E. J. Dionne.
[LESS INFO] 46 VIEWS | ADDED 19:39:39 07/03/12
Watch excerpts from the July 2nd arrival of "Nuns on the Bus" on Capitol Hill and listen to Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of NETWORK, talk about the Ryan budget versus the nuns' "faithful budget."
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Individual liberty versus the common good and the ongoing need for comprehensive immigration reform were among the issues religious groups continued to debate as the High Court’s current term came to a close
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"Drought does not need to mean famine," according to Niger's president, who adds that the country is tired of needing help and not being able to feed its own people. "We need to escape from emergency aid. We need to help our population produce and provide for itself."
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“Just plant the seeds in hope and faith, and you see early fruits that are terribly encouraging."
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At the Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter in Atlanta, most of the congregation is made of up of people with mental illnesses—bipolar disorder, clinical depression, schizophrenia—who worship and pray together.
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"It was the first successful labor union for farmworkers,” says author Miriam Pawel. “It was very much the civil rights movement of the West,". But fifty years after its founding by the late Cesar Chavez, the UFW is struggling to retain membership and influence.
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We ask attendees at the opening night of the BuddhaFest film festival to talk about their attraction to Buddhism. Watch an audio slideshow of the interviews and listen to a Buddhist chant performed during the opening ceremony.