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08/05/2011

Edward Stourton with the religious and ethical news of the week. Moral arguments and perspectives on stories, familiar and unfamiliar.

Edward Stourton with the religious and ethical news of the week. Moral arguments and perspectives on stories, familiar and unfamiliar.

Father Nadime Nasir, an Anglican priest, talks to Edward about the situation for Christians in Syria and discusses the moral implications for non-intervention.

Sister Nora Nash from a convent in Pennyslvania takes on Goldman-Sachs - Matt Wells reports

The campaign for the living wage has been running in the UK for ten years. But how successful is it? Edward talks to Catherine Howarth who was there at the beginning.

Manchester Cathedral defends itself against BNP critics for its liturgy celebrating a black St George - Trevor Barnes reports.

Last week, American preacher David Wilkerson died in a car accident in Texas. 40 years ago Wilkerson wrote a book, The Cross and the Switchblade, which has been printed 15 million times. We look at the impact of the book and how it has shaped the life and work of thousands of young Christians since.

William Morris, Bishop of Toowoomba Diocese in Queensland talk about why his support for the ordination of women has led him to step down from his post, after a letter from Pope Benedict XVI.

A week after the death of Osama Bin Laden we discuss the reaction amongst Muslims in the UK and ask whether his death will further radicalise young Muslims with Tahir Shah from EMPAC and Dr Taj Hargey from the Muslim Education Centre of Oxford.

E-mail: sunday@bbc.co.uk

Series producer: Amanda Hancox.

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