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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  • Belfast special

    Sun, 20 Apr 14

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    Special Easter edition from Belfast with William Crawley. Baroness May Blood on how Northern Ireland has changed since the Good Friday Agreement. Two victims of the troubles Jude Whyte and Ann Travers debate forgiveness and how best to deal with the past. Kevin Bocquet reports on the Church of England's twitter campaign #EasterMeans and senior Liberal Democrat, Simon Hughes on his meetings with church leaders in Ukraine.

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  • 13th April 14

    Sun, 13 Apr 14

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    Has Christianity lost its way in the East End of London? Trevor Barnes investigates claims by London Imam Ajmal Masroor that Christianity is becoming obsolete there. Nick Baines, first Bishop of the new “super-diocese” of West Yorkshire and the Dales talks about his mission for the future. What role should women have during services in a Synagogue? Ed discusses gender, faith, and Orthodox Judaism with Dina Brawer and Rabbi Alan Plancey.

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  • 6th April 2014

    Sun, 6 Apr 14

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    In their first joint interview the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols join Edward Stourton to discuss a new joint prayer initiative they are launching. The Muslim Brotherhood under the microscope of David Cameron's security inquiry and looking back at Rwanda, 20 years after the genocide there.

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  • 30 Mar 14

    Sun, 30 Mar 14

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    The Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis talks to Edward Stourton about his aims and the challenges ahead. David Willey discusses the Pope’s audience with the Queen, President Obama and the “singing nun” who has over 30 million YouTube hits. And the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby talks about why the renewal of prayer and religious life is his number one priority.

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  • 23 MAR 14

    Sun, 23 Mar 14

    Duration:
    45 mins

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    What issues do Muslim women face when engaging with issues of gender equality? We discuss how Islam works within Western ideas of feminism. Bob Walker reports on the Big Bang theory and the theological implications it may have. And BBC's sitcom Rev returns this week. Co-creator and writer James Wood tells Mike where he gets his material.

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