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1 hour, 45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 29 July 2012

Mike Philpott and his guests debate the week's religious and ethical news and explore the world of culture and ideas. Including Appeal on behalf of Integrated Education Fund, News.

  • 29.07.12

    IS PAYING IN CASH REALLY UNETHICAL? An interview with Julian Baggini, writer and philosopher

    OLYMPIC CHAPLAINS - An interview with Reverend Andrew Thompson, who's from Northern Ireland and now working as one of the London Olympic 2012 chaplains

    A LOOK AT THE WEEK - with Fionola Meredith

    HAS "HARRY POTTER" SOMETHING TO TEACH THE ISLAND OF IRELAND? Interview with the Abbot of Glenstal Abbey, Limerick -- Mark Patrick Hederman

    AN ANALYSIS OF POLITICS AT HYDEBANK PRISON, NORTHERN IRELAND - Interview with Sue McAllister, Director General, Northern Ireland Prison Service, including clip from a young offender's father

    "AMONG THE HOODS", an interview with right wing author and journalist Harriet Sergeant re: her new book on young offenders
    Mairead McCafferty, Northern Ireland Commission for Children and Young People (NICCY) and Lynda Wilson, Barnardo's (NI) discuss

    IRAQ - Interview with Toby Dodge, London School of Economics

    THE USA DEATH PENALTY - Cal Thomas, USA broadcaster and Richard Dieter, Death Penalty Information Center, USA, in discussion, in the wake of the latest Colorado shooting spree

    "JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR" Tony Finnegan, a musical director of one of its touring productions and Andrea Rea, music journalist, discuss whether it's still really controversial

    SUNDAY NEWSPAPER REVIEW - with Liz Kennedy and Daithi Murray


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