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Camden’s Father Michael Doyle – Lucky Severson reports on the long, loving ministry of Father Michael Doyle, who has devoted himself to his people’s fight against poverty and crime in Camden, N.J. Father Doyle says drug wars in his city have killed so many people that conditions overall are worse now than they were 40 years ago, when he arrived from Ireland. He also says, “We’re working against the odds, but I think God is on our side.” (Originally aired January 17, 2014) http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2014/01/17/january-17-2014-camden-priest/21578/
The Ethics of Inoculation – If parents do not want their child vaccinated, for religious or any reason, does that put other children at risk of getting sick? Deborah Potter reports on this public health and moral issue that is receiving more and more attention because contagious diseases that were long considered under control, such as measles and whooping cough, have been making a comeback. (Originally aired January 24, 2014) http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2014/01/24/january-17-2014-vaccination-scare/21735/