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Sex and Religion

10 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 26 November 2010

Joan Bakewell compares the tensions in the Catholic and Anglican church over policy on homosexuality, contraception and the status of women priests, reflecting that organised religion tends to lag behind attitudes in secular society.

Producer: Sheila Cook.

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    Sex, in every sense, is leaving some huge global institutions challenged and troubled, and causing them to adjust their perspectives, says Joan Bakewell in her A Point of View column.

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