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This series provides in-depth coverage of the top religion and ethics stories of the week as well as religious and ethical perspectives on domestic and foreign events and the arts. Hosted by veteran journalist Bob Abernethy, the series brings viewers breaking news through live and taped reports filed by a team of correspondents in the field and interviews with prominent newsmakers.

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Monday, May 27, 2013 - 5:30 AM

Decline of Buddhism - Thailand is 95% Buddhist, but it is estimated that in the last thirty years the number of monks has declined by more than half. Lucky Severson reports that one reason is economic prosperity and consumerism; another is that while young boys at one time became monks to get free schooling at the temple, Thailand now offers twelve years of free education. Bobby McFerrin - Ten-time Grammy Award-winning artist Bobby McFerrin has just released a new album, "spirityouall," which includes his adaptions of traditional African-American spirituals and original devotional songs that he wrote. D
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