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Pope Francis Visit Report — Managing Editor Kim Lawton reports on what Francis has been saying and doing during his U.S. trip. She also looks at how people of faith—Catholic and non-Catholic–are responding.
Pope Francis Visit & Family Issues — With Francis at this weekend’s World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, correspondent Deborah Potter looks at some of the controversial family issues facing the Catholic Church, as well as some potential changes in church practices.
Pope Francis Visit Discussion – Host Bob Abernethy and Kim Lawton talk about the impact of the pope’s visit with Rev. Thomas Reese, S.J., Senior Analyst at National Catholic Reporter and author of Inside the Vatican: The Politics and Organization of the Catholic Church.
In addition to coverage on the weekly broadcast, the Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly team will be posting about the pope’s visit on a special blog on the show’s website: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/blogs/pope-francis-visits-the-us/