A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
As the cardinals gather in Rome to begin the conclave process of electing a successor to the late Pope John Paul II, we’ll hear what Vatican-watchers are saying about the future of the Roman Catholic church.
- Chester Gillis chairman of the theology department at Georgetown University
- Thomas Weinandy Executive Director for Doctrine and Pastoral Practices, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
- Laurie Goodstein religion reporter for The New York Times
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