Sunday: Religious News

Sunday: Religious News

Christianity to Islam, Hinduism to Judaism, Ed Stourton presents religious news and analysis of the top stories from the UK and abroad. http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/sunday The related link on this page is broken – could you link to Sunday here please: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qnbd

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  • 31 AUG 14 Rotherham, Confucius, Bishop Nick Baines

    Sun, 31 Aug 14

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    How should the community in Rotherham respond to this week's revelations of child sexual exploitation on a massive scale? We debate the lessons that need to be learned from a cultural and religious perspective. The Archbishop of Canterbury has backed a new campaign that aims to draw attention to domestic violence within the church. Kevin Bocquet reports on claims that churches are failing to deal with the issue effectively. The Ordinariate - an Anglican breakaway group that joined the Catholic Church in 2011 - is trying to attract more members in order to survive. We discuss what its role should be alongside the two Churches.

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  • 24 AUG 14: John Sentamu prayer vigil; Oscar Romero; Trafficking

    Sun, 24 Aug 14

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    Rt Rev John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, tells William Crawley why he is starting a prayer vigil for peace on Sunday. It's the first time he has done such a vigil for many years. Should businesses be legislated to ensure they take more of an active role in stopping human trafficking? The Rev Steve Chalke discusses. Plus Jane Little got a rare glimpse inside the Mormon church's busiest training centre in Utah, Bob Walker looks back at the life of Oscar Romero and we discuss the future of the Methodists after a report shows the Christian movement in rapid decline.

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  • 17 AUG 14

    Sun, 17 Aug 14

    Duration:
    44 mins

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    14 days remaining

    Church of England bishops criticise the Government's policy towards Islamic extremism - The Bishop of Manchester explains their concerns. Well-known evangelical Christian singer and theologian Vicky Beeching talks about coming out as a lesbian, while Susie Leafe of "Reform" expresses a different view. Pope Francis' visit to South Korea. David Willey reports.

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  • 10 AUG 14: UK church response to Iraq crisis; Ebola; Star Wars

    Mon, 11 Aug 14

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    As the situation for Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq worsens, we speak to Cardinal Vincent Nichols and the Archbishop of Canterbury. Monsignor Nizar Semaan, Chaplain of the Syrian Catholic Community in the UK updates William about the situation as it unfolds in Iraq. As the deadly Ebola virus spreads across West Africa, we hear from a bishop ministering within a quarantine zone in Sierra Leone. Plus, Canon Jeremy Pemberton speaks to us after his offer of an NHS job as a hospital chaplain was withdrawn by his local bishop. David Willey has details of Pope Francis' forthcoming visit to South Korea. The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, presents his second report from South Sudan and Professor David Wilkinson talks theology and Star Wars.

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