With yesterday’s announcement of the appointment of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Benedict XVI’s successor, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly will now air a report from Rome about the selection of the new Pope.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show # 1628 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on March 15. PROGRAM NOTE: Due to pledge, please check local listings.
- Pope Francis – Kim Lawton reports from Rome on the selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, the first pope from Latin America, as the successor to Pope Benedict XVI and reaction to his selection from experts and other Catholics.
- None of the Above – Religious Implications – In this concluding segment of a three-part miniseries, Deborah Potter looks at how the rapidly growing numbers of the religiously unaffiliated, especially among younger individuals, could affect churches and the roles of pastors. These so-called “nones” now make up nearly 20 percent of all adult Americans. (Originally aired October 26, 2012)http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/episodes/october-26-2012/none-of-the-above-religious-implications/13588/