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14/03/2010

Duration:
2 hours, 5 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 14 March 2010

Each week Aled Jones plays tracks from a broad musical spectrum, that celebrates both our choral traditions and the vibrant world of modern music as well as spiritually uplifting and reflective music. He also discusses religious and ethical issues of the week with faith representatives.

On Mothering Sunday, Aled says Good Morning Sunday to Kate McCann, mother of missing child Madeleine McCann, who has found comfort from her Roman Catholic faith since her daughter's disappearance. Becky Silver discusses the news of the week from a faith perspective, and gives the Moment of Reflection.

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  • Kate McCann

    Kate McCann

    On 3rd May 2007, 3 year old Madeleine McCann disappeared from a holiday apartment in Portugal. In the three years since then, Madeleine’s parents, Kate and Gerry McCann have led a high profile international campaign to find her.
    On Mothering Sunday, Aled speaks to Kate about how their faith has sustained them through the experience of trying to come to terms with a missing child and the effect that has had on their family.

  • Faith Guest - Becky Silver

    Faith Guest - Becky Silver

    Becky Silver teaches English at the King David High School, Manchester. It’s a Jewish school where Jewish Studies are a core subject for all students and pupils are encouraged to develop a strong Jewish identity. Becky is a Christian and a member of a contemporary non-denominational church in Salford, Greater Manchester. Becky regularly presents Overnight Pause for Thought on Radio 2.

  • Sunday Spotlight - The Unconventionals

    Sunday Spotlight - The Unconventionals

    This week, the Sunday Spotlight falls on The Unconventionals who were formed five years ago when six experienced West End musical performers wanted to create a fresh and original vocal group – regardless of age, shape or size – the only criteria being that all six could really sing! Their album is a mix of original songs and covers which draw on influences from Mama Cass, the Monkees, the Beach Boys and Aled plays their cover of a Carpenters classic, Top Of The World.

    The Unconventionals website

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