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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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Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 - 5:00 AM    "Cats & Dogs" India Surrogates - In what has become a lucrative industry, clinics in India recruit impoverished women and pay them as much as $7,000 to be implanted with embryos and bear children for infertile clients. As Fred de Sam Lazaro reports, some clinics implant four or five embryos to maximize the chance of pregnancy, and in cases where multiple embryos become viable pregnancies, some are aborted. University of Pennsylvania ethicist Arthur Caplan worries about where this could lead. D

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