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21/02/2010

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 21 February 2010

Edward Stourton discusses the religious and ethical news of the week. Moral arguments and perspectives on stories, both familiar and unfamiliar.

  • On this week's programme

    Where does the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland go from here following the Papal crisis meeting with 24 Bishops on clergy sex abuse? Edward Stourton Interviews Bishop Noel Treanor of Down and Connor and Colm Gorman founder of the 1 in 4 survivor group.

    Next year is the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible and this week the 2011 Trust have posted a series of clips on YouTube showing celebrities reading their favourite sections from the Bible - we talk to Frank Field from the 2011 Trust.

    Polish priest Jerzy Popieluszko was murdered 25 years ago by the communist secret police. This year he is to be beatified by the Vatican. Adam Easton reports from Poland.

    After Tiger Woods' public statement following his 3 month's silence, Edward Stourton talks to Claire Catford a Christian author and recovering addict about sex addiction. Does it exist?

    Kevin Bocquet reports on attempts by religious groups to help people affected by the economic downturn.
    Kati Whittaker reports from Southern Sudan, where a rise in tribal violence has hit the so called Cattle camps where cattle and land disputes are commonplace.

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