Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
This series offers distinctive, informed and one-of-a-kind coverage of religion's role in American life, international news and major ethical issues. Its award-winning team of correspondents, including Lucky Severson, Fred de Sam Lazaro, Judy Valente, Saul Gonzalez, Betty Rollin, Tim O'Brien, and Deborah Potter, along with series host Bob Abernethy and managing editor Kim Lawton, have traveled around the world to report on stories about the faith communities, filling a void that is often neglected by other mainstream media.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Previous Broadcasts
KQED World: Sat, Dec 3, 2016 -- 3:00 AM
* Salt Lake City Refugee Resettlement - Earlier this year, at least 30 US governors said they didn't want Syrian refugees to come to their states. Conservative, red-state Utah, however, not only welcomes refugees but also, over the years, has resettled 60,000 of them. Lucky Severson reports from Salt Lake City on why Utah has a history of welcoming strangers and what religious groups are doing to help out. Originally broadcast June 17, 2016.
* Christmas Music Tells the Story - With the Advent season underway, Kim Lawton looks at how central music is to the celebration of Christmas. She talks with singer/songwriter Amy Grant, who says Christmas music allows people to feel the presence of hope, and to Wesley Theological Seminary professor Eileen Guenther, who says that for Christians it is the songs that embody the meaning of Christmas. Originally broadcast Dec.18, 2015.
* Packing Meals for the Hungry - Churches across the country frequently take part in a special project for the charity Stop Hunger Now by sending non-perishable meals to children in poverty-stricken areas of the world. We visited Grace Community Church in Arlington, Virginia, where senior pastor John Slye said of those who were packing the meals, Instead of hearing a sermon, they come here and be the sermon. Originally broadcast Dec. 18, 2015.
- KQED World: Mon, Dec 5, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
- KQED World: Mon, Dec 5, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
- KQED World: Sun, Dec 4, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
- KQED World: Sat, Dec 3, 2016 -- 7:00 AM