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An examination of the debate about women priests
An examination of the debate about women priests

Duration: 07:49

Bettany Hughes explores the role of women in the Church and asks whether women should be priests.

 
An explanation of St. Augustine's concept of Original Sin
An explanation of St. Augustine's concept of Original Sin

Duration: 04:59

The concept of Original Sin, as put forward by St. Augustine, and its implications for women, are examined by Bettany Hughes.

 
Automobile blessing: expressing belief in Bolivia
Automobile blessing: expressing belief in Bolivia

Duration: 02:49

Roman Catholic beliefs are expressed and believers' needs are met in an automobile blessing ceremony in South America.

 
Baptist preacher boy
Baptist preacher boy

Duration: 03:48

Presenter Reverend Peter Owen-Jones visits a Baptist preacher in the southern USA, the Reverend Jared Sawyer – a 10-year-old boy.

 
Catholics celebrate Mass led by the Pope at Lourdes
Catholics celebrate Mass led by the Pope at Lourdes

Duration: 01:24

In 2008, Pope Benedict visited Lourdes to deliver Mass at one of the most important Roman Catholic shrines.

 
Charismatic prayer and worship in South Africa
Charismatic prayer and worship in South Africa

Duration: 03:55

Charismatic Christians emphasise the presence of the Holy Spirit in their lives. These South African Christians demonstrate this in their prayer vigil.

 
Christianity in Ethiopia
Christianity in Ethiopia

Duration: 07:08

Coptic Christianity is one of the oldest forms of the Christian faith. Worship in an Ethiopian church traces its roots back over 1,000 years.

 
Christianity in the Philippines
Christianity in the Philippines

Duration: 04:27

The exuberance of the Roman Catholic Christian faith in the Philippines is revealed in these harvest and fertility festivals.

 
Christians in Lappland
Christians in Lappland

Duration: 01:13

A Lutheran baptismal service in Lapland.

 
Commitment
Commitment

Duration: 00:35

Four young people offer their thoughts on the meaning of commitment.

 
Commitment to God
Commitment to God

Duration: 00:53

Comment on the meaning of the words of Jesus in Luke 14:2:6 - 'Whoever does not hate father and mother,wife and children and even life itself cannot be my disciple.'

 
Commitment to others
Commitment to others

Duration: 01:37

Vox pops and comments on what Jesus meant by commitment.

 
Contemplating a religious life
Contemplating a religious life

Duration: 02:48

Worth Abbey in Sussex is offering potential recruits to holy orders the chance to stay with them for short periods to explore their vocation.

 
Do not judge others
Do not judge others

Duration: 05:09

A five-minute drama that relates a saying of Jesus in a contemporary way. Two foreigners arouse suspicion - but how can you tell who might be guilty?

 
Fifteen years on, most Anglicans welcome women priests
Fifteen years on, most Anglicans welcome women priests

Duration: 02:12

A news report from 2009 and the 15th anniversary of the ordination of the first woman priest into the Church of England has been marked in Bristol.

 
Finding a new attitude to life
Finding a new attitude to life

Duration: 01:22

A 60 second sermon in which former podium dancer Catherine Vooght offers her personal reflection on the saying of Jesus 'Follow me ... and let the dead bury the dead.' (Matthew 6:24)

 
Following Jesus: the Way of the Cross
Following Jesus: the Way of the Cross

Duration: 04:48

Christians in Jerusalem re-enact Jesus' Passion as they reflect on the impact of his suffering and death.

 
Forgive them
Forgive them

Duration: 05:25

A five-minute drama relating a saying of Jesus in a contemporary way and an ignorant young woman asks for an apology from a sophisticated 'PC' teacher.

 
Forgiveness
Forgiveness

Duration: 01:13

A 60 second sermon in which karate black belt Neil hopkins offers his personal reflection on the saying of Jesus 'Turn the other cheek' (Matthew 5:38-40)

 
Forgiveness
Forgiveness

Duration: 01:28

Vox pops on Jesus' teaching about forgiveness and how many times you should forgive.

 
Funeral of Princess Diana
Funeral of Princess Diana

Duration: 01:25

Excerpts from the funeral of Princess Diana.

 
God or money?
God or money?

Duration: 01:25

A 60-second sermon in which businessman Joe Davies offers his personal reflection on the saying of Jesus 'No one can serve two masters. You cannot serve both God and money.' (Matthew 6:24)

 
How is a new Pope elected? (audio)
How is a new Pope elected? (audio)

Duration: 06:41

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor sheds a little light on what goes on in the Vatican when the leaders of the Catholic Church gather to elect a new Pope.

 
Inner peace
Inner peace

Duration: 01:17

Comments from young people on how they find peace, and what Jesus taught about it.

 
Levels of faith and church attendance
Levels of faith and church attendance

Duration: 03:37

Church attendance is falling, with some exceptions, but people still say they believe in God.

 
Looking rough
Looking rough

Duration: 01:50

A short animation showing Jesus performing a miracle by calming the sea.

 
Making the most of life
Making the most of life

Duration: 01:21

A 60-second sermon in which rappers Efrem Buckle and Robert Nightingale offer their personal reflection on Jesus' parable of the talents (Matthew 25: 14-30).

 
Making time for God
Making time for God

Duration: 01:13

A 60 second sermon in which hairdresser Stephanie Linton offers her personal reflection on the saying of Jesus 'Come to me, all of you who are tired from carrying heavy loads and I will give you rest.' (Matthew 11: 28-30)

 
Monastic life in the 21st century
Monastic life in the 21st century

Duration: 03:36

Benedictine monks follow a strict regime of prayer and worship as they seek to serve God, but in this Italian monastery numbers are dwindling.

 
Money and Jesus' teachings
Money and Jesus' teachings

Duration: 01:48

Comments on Jesus' teaching about money and wealth.

 
Orthodox Easter
Orthodox Easter

Duration: 03:33

A commentary on Orthodox Christian worship at Easter by a young believer.

 
Parable of the Good Samaritan (pt 1/2)
Parable of the Good Samaritan (pt 1/2)

Duration: 02:03

A modern re-telling of the Parable of the Good Samaritan, in two parts.

 
Parable of the Good Samaritan (pt 2/2)
Parable of the Good Samaritan (pt 2/2)

Duration: 03:34

A modern re-telling of the Parable of the Good Samaritan, in two parts.

 
Parable of the Unforgiving Servant (pt 1/2)
Parable of the Unforgiving Servant (pt 1/2)

Duration: 04:18

A modern re-telling of the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant, in two parts.

 
Parable of the Unforgiving Servant (pt 2/2)
Parable of the Unforgiving Servant (pt 2/2)

Duration: 02:03

A modern re-telling of the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant, told in two parts.

 
Pentecostal Christianity
Pentecostal Christianity

Duration: 04:00

An exploration of the key beliefs of Pentecostalism in South Korea and how these beliefs are worked out in practice.

 
Personal story of inner peace
Personal story of inner peace

Duration: 04:28

Pam White describes what happened after being injured in a car bomb explosion, and how her Christian faith helped her find peace.

 
Pilgrimage to England's Nazareth
Pilgrimage to England's Nazareth

Duration: 02:58

A pilgrimage to Walsingham, the place known as England's Nazareth has a replica of the house Mary and Joseph brought up Jesus.

 
Raising the roof
Raising the roof

Duration: 01:36

A animated version of one of Jesus' miracles.

 
Religious revival in the USA
Religious revival in the USA

Duration: 04:28

A visit to the Florida Outpouring, part of an Evangelical revival in Protestant Christianity.

 
Rough guide to miracles and pilgrimages
Rough guide to miracles and pilgrimages

Duration: 06:10

A group of children on a pilgrimage to Lourdes and then there is a debate about whether miracles still happen.

 
Saint George as a symbol of English identity
Saint George as a symbol of English identity

Duration: 06:52

Diarmaid MacCulloch investigates the historic background of Saint George, and explores the notion of Englishness.

 
Spending the weekend as a monk or nun
Spending the weekend as a monk or nun

Duration: 01:25

The number of men and women joining religious orders is declining. Worth Abbey in Sussex is offering potential recruits the chance to stay with them for short periods to explore their vocation.

 
The impact of Bede and Christianity on shaping the idea of the English
The impact of Bede and Christianity on shaping the idea of the English

Duration: 08:06

Diarmaid McCulloch investigates where the idea of an English nation originally came from and the influence of the monk Bede.

 
The multistorey miracle
The multistorey miracle

A modern-day miracle showing how a young boy who suffered massive head injuries survived against the odds.

 
The Prodigal Son (pt 1/2)
The Prodigal Son (pt 1/2)

Duration: 03:37

A modern retelling of the Parable of the Prodigal (lost) son, in two parts.

 
The Prodigal Son (pt 2/2)
The Prodigal Son (pt 2/2)

Duration: 03:55

A modern re-telling of the Parable of the Prodigal (lost) son, in two parts.

 
The ultimate takeaway
The ultimate takeaway

Duration: 01:54

An animated version of Jesus feeding the 5,000.

 
Trusting God
Trusting God

Duration: 01:25

A 60 second sermon in which actress Indira Varma offers her personal reflection on the saying of Jesus 'God knows what you need... and will provide... so do not worry about tomorrow.' (Matthew 6: 25-34)

 
Trusting in God: Tennessee snake handlers
Trusting in God: Tennessee snake handlers

Duration: 04:52

How far are people willing to go in their worship of God? Do they trust enough to put their lives in God's hands? Some Christians in the southern US show just how far they are willing to go.

 
Truthfulness
Truthfulness

Duration: 05:09

A five-minute drama relating a saying of Jesus in a contemporary way. A friend wonders whether to be honest with a girl about a drunken sexual encounter.

 
Turn the other cheek
Turn the other cheek

Duration: 04:28

A five-minute drama relating a saying of Jesus in a contemporary way. An older boy has to decide whether he will fight back against a younger bully.

 
What did Jesus teach about money?
What did Jesus teach about money?

Duration: 02:01

Comments on Jesus' teaching about money and what young people today think about it.

 
What does the return of Christ mean to some Christians?
What does the return of Christ mean to some Christians?

Duration: 04:21

Many Christians read the Bible with the expectation that the world will come to an end and Christ will return. Some Afrikaans Christians talk about why they believe this.

 
What is inner peace?
What is inner peace?

Duration: 01:02

Comments on the meaning and value of inner peace, and Jesus' teaching about it.

 
Worshipping the Virgin of Guadeloupe
Worshipping the Virgin of Guadeloupe

Duration: 03:50

Roman Catholics go on a pilgrimage to venerate the Virgin of Guadeloupe.

 

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