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07/10/2012

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Sunday 07 October 2012

On the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, controversial theologian Hans Kung, expert advisor to the Council alongside the then Joseph Ratzinger, tells us why he won't be celebrating the anniversary.

John Laurenson reports from the largest illegal settlement in the European Union on the role religion plays in the lives of it's many Moroccan Muslim inhabitants.

The Bishop of Chelmsford explores the religious history of the colour purple following the announcement that "purple belongs to Cadbury".

David Willey reports from Rome as the twists and turns of the Pope's butler trial conclude.

How do you forgive the unforgiveable? Marian Partington's sister Lucy was one of Fred West's victims. On National Quaker Week she talks about her journey to forgiveness guided by her Quaker faith.

Former religion editor for the Daily Telegraph George Pitcher gives a satirical take on the process of selecting the next Archbishop of Canterbury.

And the Bishop of Bangor talks to Trevor about how people in the Welsh village of Machynlleth have coped with the traumatic events of the past week.

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