Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

News coverage and analysis of religion and ethics. Watch video from the show each week.

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Undocumented Child Migrants

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:03:39 +0000

As thousands of unaccompanied migrant children cross the US-Mexico border, Americans are being challenged by how to respond. "This is what our Catholic faith calls us to do," says John Andrews of the Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino County. But in Murrieta, California, Andrea Rockwood has a different perspective: "We need to fix our system before we can even help anybody. We can't even help our own."

Child Migrant Conversation

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:02:13 +0000

"The Catholic bishops had a really strong statement saying don't send the kids back; that would be morally wrong to send them back to dangerous situations. Others in the religious community are saying it's a matter of law and order."

India Mental Health Care

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:01:54 +0000

With millions of people in India suffering from mental illnesses and only five thousand psychiatrists to treat them, many seek out faith healers to fill in the gap. "Access to care is not there, lack of professionals, lack of medication, lack of awareness, lack of knowledge, so all this leads to only one thing," says mental health advocate Milesh Hamlai. "You go to the easiest and the most available source of help."