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Pilling Report; Scottish Catholic Church and safeguarding; St Katherine

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 01 December 2013

William Crawley speaks to Father Jim Thomson, Chaplain to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service in the aftermath of the Police Helicopter crash in Glasgow.

Reverend Andrew Symes, Executive Secretary of Anglican Mainstream and Savi Hensman, Vice Chair of the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement discuss the Pilling Report recommendations on same sex blessings with William.

Bruce Douglas reports from Brazil on why the country is seeing a decline in Catholicism and Afro-Brazilian religions.

William talks to Donal McKeown, the Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Down and Connor about the proposal by Northern Ireland's Attorney General, John Larkin to deal with the legacy of the Troubles.

The life of St Katherine of Alexandria is to be told in a new film with a star-studded cast, including Peter O'Toole and Edward Fox. British Film Director Michael Redwood tells William about his fascination with this 4th Century Martyr.

Trevor Barnes takes a look at the new safeguarding initiatives announced by the Catholic Church in Scotland. And William speaks to Tina Campbell the woman appointed by the Church to be it's national Safeguarding Officer.

Producers:
Jill Collins and Zaffar Iqbal

Guests:
Father Jim Thomson
Reverend Andrew Symes
Savi Hensman
Bishop Donal McKeown
Michael Redwood
Tina Campbell.

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