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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY PROGRAM LISTINGS FOR APRIL 11, 2008

11 Apr

For Immediate Release

** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY **


This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY (distributed Friday, April 11 at 5 p.m., check local listings) with guest anchor Deborah Potter will feature the following reports:

  • Pope Benedict's Foreign Policy - Kim Lawton provides a preview of Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the U.S. with a special look at his foreign policy priorities and the significance of the pontiff's scheduled address to the United Nations.
  • Polygamous Wives - Lucky Severson talks with two women living in the polygamist community of Centennial Park, Arizona, about their decision to become plural wives.
  • Virginia Tech: Voices of Hope" - Virginia Tech Catholic Campus Minister Fr. John Grace and volunteer musicians from the student community share their efforts to respond to last year's tragedy by recording and releasing a 10-song commemorative CD.

SPECIAL NOTE: This week on the show's "One Nation: Religion & Politics 2008 Blog" available at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/blog.html, more on the role of religion and its impact on the 2008 presidential campaign.

To request a transcript of these reports, send an e-mail to schultzm@religionethics.org or go to the program Web site at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics where the transcript and streaming video of each segment will be available after 8:30 p.m. on Friday. For information, contact:
Mary Schultz
Director of Communications
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
202-216-2394
schultzm@religionethics.org

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