12/08/2012

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On this week's programme Brother Colm O'Connell talks to Jane Little about how he went to Kenya as a missionary and ended up training many of the Olympic Kenyan athletes including 800m gold medal winner David Rudisha.

This week the Church of England announced it was disinvesting from News Corp, Andrew Brown, Secretary to the Church Commissioners explains why.

Today David Cameron and other world leaders will gather for what has been called the 'Hunger Summit' at which they will focus their attention on drought, poverty and malnutrition. Laura Taylor, Head of Policy for Tearfund, talks to Jane Little about what she thinks this summit may or may not achieve.

Dylan Winter visits Bhaktivedanta Manor to join in the Hindu Janmashtami Festival this week and hear the concerns from devotees about the pollution of the sacred Yamuna river which flows past the Taj Mahal and other sacred sites.

As the Olympic Games reaches its final day Trevor Barnes reports on whether it's legacy will have a real impact on the local residents.

The Law Society has announced the sale of ancient manuscripts from the Mendham Collection. A collection of religious and polemical writings which date back to the 13th centuries. Jane Little talks to Dr Alixe Bovey who explains why the decision has upset the University of Kent and Canterbury Cathedral who do not want to see the collection broken up.

As the month of Ramadan continues, Dorian Jones reports from Turkey on the row over the amount of money being spent on Iftar, the evening meal that ends each day of fasting which in some 5 star hotels is costing $100 a person.

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Sun 12 Aug 2012 07:10
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