Melvyn Bragg; Coronation; Synagogue Saviours

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Following two days of protests in Turkey the BBC's James Reynolds talks to Edward Stourton about the underlying issues driving the unrest, including fears about the secular state's 'Islamic drift'.

A joint report by Church Action on Poverty and Oxfam is calling for urgent action to tackle UK food poverty. We hear from one woman about what it's like to live in food poverty and Niall Cooper from CAP explains the findings of the report.

As the Queen marks the 60th Anniversary of her Coronation, Charles Carroll takes a look behind the pomp and pageantry at the religious significance of this event.

'How will we ever get over it?' This was the question asked by the family of April Jones following the conviction of Mark Bridger this week. The Bishop of Bangor, Andrew John, talks to Edward Stourton about the difficult road ahead for the family and the village of Machynlleth.

Fiyaz Mughal, director of Faith Matters and Tell Mamma, discusses Islamophobia and social media post-Woolwich.

The tiny Jewish community of Bradford have for many years been in despair about their finances - until the local Muslim community stepped in to help. Kevin Bocquet reports.

Melvyn Bragg talks to Edward about William Tyndale and his mission to translate the Bible into English ahead of BBC Two's retelling of his story in 'The Most Dangerous Man in Tudor England'.

And ahead of the Lords debate on the Government's same sex marriage legislation, Edward is joined by the Bishop of Chester, Peter Forster, and Lord Richard Harries who will be taking part in the debate.

Producers: Catherine Earlam, Zaffar Iqbal
Series Producer: Amanda Hancox.

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Sun 2 Jun 2013 07:10
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