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Arizona State University Access to College Education | October 23, 2015 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

November 3, 2015
Under the leadership of President Michael Crow, Arizona State University is encouraging more students to get college degrees by preparing students for higher education as early as pre-school, and by making college more affordable. Crow hopes more schools across the country follow ASU’s example. “I think public universities have got to step up and say we’re going to figure this out,” he suggests. “We’re going to figure out how to serve the nation.”

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New Chapel at Virginia Theological Seminary | October 16, 2015 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

October 21, 2015
Five years ago, the historic VTS chapel burned to the ground. Now a new chapel and chapel garden have been dedicated that are "fit for the 21st century and the future of the church…so many lives are formed in this space," says Rev. Ian Markham, dean and president of VTS. More →

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Nostra Aetate 50th Anniversary | October 19, 2015 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

October 21, 2015
The 1965 Second Vatican Council declaration on the relation of the church to non-Christian religions transformed church doctrine about Jews and other faiths. Nostra Aetate had its roots "in the shame and realizations of Christians after the Holocaust for what has been done to Jews," according to Rev. Dennis McManus of Georgetown University.More →

Source: Nostra Aetate 50th Anniversary | October 19, 2015 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

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