Religion & Ethics Newsweekly

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Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
Genre Ethics, religious and spirituality news
Presented by Bob Abernethy
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Thirteen/WNET
Location(s) Washington, D.C.
Running time 30 minutes
Original network PBS
Original release October 3, 1997 – February 24, 2017
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Religion & Ethics Newsweekly is an American weekly television news-magazine program which airs on PBS.

History and content[edit]

Premiering in 1997, Religion & Ethics Newsweekly is devoted to the news of religion and spirituality, along with major ethical issues. The program explores the top moral questions facing the country and profiles notable people and groups in the world of religion and ethics.[1] The series has been cancelled.[2]

Production and distribution[edit]

It has been produced by Thirteen/WNET in New York City, New York, since its premiere, and is filmed on location worldwide. The main studio is in downtown Washington, D.C., in the same building as Reuters news agency.

The program is distributed to PBS stations nationwide.


The program is hosted by journalist Bob Abernethy.


  1. ^ "About the Series | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly". PBS. Retrieved August 23, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Cancelled After 20-Year Run". RenewCanceltV. Retrieved 16 December 2016. 

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