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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.

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1 hour

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Sun 17 Feb 2013 10:00

The Big Questions featured in this episode

Is it too late to renew the Catholic Church?

And, do we need Ten New Commandments?

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Role Contributor
PresenterNicky Campbell
ParticipantAlain De Botton
ParticipantTim Stanley

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