Nigeria reaction, Rowan Williams, Apollo prayer

As pressure builds on the Nigerian Government to find the school girls kidnapped by Islamic militants Boko Haram, William Crawley speaks to the Archbishop of Abuja Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan about the ongoing crisis there.

Nurudeen Lemu from the Islamic Education Trust in Nigeria explains how a crack down by security forces has driven Boko Haram underground creating difficulties in understanding their structure and ideology.

Dr Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, talks to William about the theme of peace and reconciliation which is the focus of this year's Christian Aid Week.

Days after President Obama said a bungled execution in Oklahoma was "deeply disturbing" a bipartisan panel of legal experts has urged sweeping changes in what it calls the "deeply flawed" administration of capital punishment. Matt Wells explores the morals and ethics of the death penalty in the USA.

What role does religion play in attitudes toward Scottish independence? William discusses that question with historian Prof Tom Devine.

The Indian elections are drawing to a close. Monday 12th May is the last voting day. Rahul Tandon reports live from India.

Ahead of International Conscientious Objectors' Day, reporter Trevor Barnes uncovers some of the untold stories of Quakers who refused to fight during the First World War.

From Heckmondwicke to Houston; the story of the West Yorkshire priest Father Paddy Roche whose illustrated prayer for the Apollo 16 mission is set to go under the auctioneer's hammer.

Producer: David Cook
Series Producer: Amanda Hancox

Contributors:
Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan
Nurudeen Lemu, Islamic Education Trust
Professor Tom Devine
Dr Rowan Williams
Peter Moreland.

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