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Why Pray?

Greater Manchester's police chief constable, Sir Peter Fahy, speaks about his Christian faith and the importance of prayer in the light of the murder of two of his officers. Aled Jones also hears about the 24/7 prayer movement, a charity that is changing communities through prayer, and the forthcoming National Day of Prayer.

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35 minutes

Last on

Sun 23 Sep 2012 16:15
BBC One except Scotland

Factsheet for Sunday 23rd September

Why pray? Greater Manchester’s Police Chief Constable, Sir Peter Fahy, speaks about his Christian faith and the importance of prayer in the light of the murder of two of his officers last Tuesday. Aled Jones also hears about the 24/7 prayer movement, a charity that is changing communities through prayer and the forthcoming National Day of Prayer.

Interviewees

Sir Peter Fahy
Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police.

Debra Green
Director of ROC – Redeeming Our Communities Charity.  Redeeming Our Communities is a national charity founded in 2004 with over 50 projects throughout the UK.

Dave Doherty
ROC Café volunteer.

Pete Greig
Co-founder of 24/7 Prayer.  The 24-7 Prayer movement is a global, non-stop prayer meeting that began in 1999 amongst the young people of Revelation church in Chichester, England.

Sister Dorothea and Sister Veronica
St. Michaels Convent in Ham Common, Surrey.

Dr Jonathan Oloyede
Convenor, Global Day of Prayer London.  The National Day of Prayer and worship is for all Christians, Church, Youth, Prayer Leaders, and Intercessors. An event is being held at Wembley on September 29th.

Locations

Interview with Sir Peter Fahy filmed at GMP Headquarters, Manchester

Interview with Dr Jonathan Oloyede filmed at Wembley Stadium, London

Interview with Dave Doherty filmed at the ROC Café, Breightmet Community Church, Bolton

Interview with Pete Greig filmed at Allen House Pavilion, Guildford

Interview with Sister Dorethea and Sister Veronica filmed at St. Michael's Convent

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterAled Jones
ProducerHelen Roberts
Series EditorDavid Taviner
Executive ProducerTommy Nagra
ParticipantPeter Fahy

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