Episode 7

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Duration: 1 hour

Nicky Campbell presents The Big Questions from Alec Reed Academy in Northolt. He asks - is it too late to renew the Catholic Church? And do we need ten new commandments?

Among those taking part in the debate are human rights defender Colm O'Gorman; Dr Lavinia Byrne, a former nun and an advocate for women priests; philosopher Alain de Botton; author and journalist Francis Beckett; Telegraph blogger Dr Tim Stanley.

  • The Big Questions featured in this episode

    Is it too late to renew the Catholic Church?

    And, do we need Ten New Commandments?

  • Take part in the debates

    You too can take part in the debates:

    via Twitter @bbcbigquestions please use the hashtag #bbctbq.

    and via Facebook

    Plus there's more about the series on the BBC Religion site

  • Apply to be in the audience

    You can apply to be in our audience at future shows by emailing audiencetbq@mentorn.tv

    January 20th           Glasgow

    January 27th           Salford

    February 3rd           Leicester

    February 10th         Cardiff

    February 17th         Northolt

    February 24th         Southampton

    March 3rd               St Albans

    March 10th              Londonderry

    March 17th              York


Nicky Campbell
Alain De Botton
Tim Stanley


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