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Paul Simon - Legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon says even he was surprised by the overt religious imagery in his recent CD, "So Beautiful or So What." In a rare interview about spirituality, Simon talks with Kim Lawton about his profound interest in God and spiritual issues, and how all of that gets expressed in his work. Wounded Veterans - The Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, the military's largest and most advanced medical facility , treats some of the most seriously burned and wounded soldiers of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Lucky Severson reports from the privately funded Warrior and Family Support Center, the only center of its kind in the country, where wounded soldiers' families live in apartments close by to help the soldiers heal faster and more completely.


  • Impact of Pope's U.S. Visit; Pope Francis and Family Issues
  • Pope Francis in the US; America's Journey for Justice
  • Religious Freedom Versus Rule of Law; Battle Over Bears Ear
  • Affordable Heart Surgery; Jewish Environmentalism
  • Environmental Justice in Mossville; Payday Lenders
  • Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary; The Dalai Lama at 80
  • America's Incarcerated; The "T" in LGBT
  • Evangelicals and LGBT Acceptance; Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
  • The Aga Khan; The Singing Monks of Norcia
  • Religion in Cuba; Women's Mosque of America; Upanayanam
  • A Different Islamic School; Singing in a Chorus; Eid al-Fitr
  • Moving Beyond Confederate Flag; Changing Harlem Congregation
  • Reactions to Same-Sex Marriage; Ethics of Gene Editing
  • Supreme Court Rulings; Healing Moral Wounds of War
  • Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change; Recalling Liberation
  • Birth Control in the Philippines; Rancher Nuns
  • Latino Converts to Islam; John Unger; Shinnyo Lanterns
  • Micro Preemie Ethics; Diminishing Prospects for Pastors
  • Nepal Earthquake Relief; Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School
  • Wayne Meisel; Kairos Prison Ministry; Shavuot
  • Anti-Muslim Sentiments; Yale Institute of Sacred Music
  • Making Peace in Baltimore; Same-Sex Marriage Cases
  • Evangelicals and LGBT Acceptance; America's Incarcerated
  • Creating Artificial Intelligence; Church Mass Mobs


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