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05/01/2014

Religious news and current affairs show. The Archbishop of Sudan, Daniel Deng, shares his hopes and concerns for the country as violence continues to build in South Sudan.

The Archbishop of Sudan, Daniel Deng, shares his hopes and concerns for the country as violence continues to build in South Sudan.

Dorian Jones reports from Turkey on how the restoration of an Armenian church has become the focal point for ethnic Armenians seeking to rediscover their cultural identity and faith in Turkey's predominantly Kurdish southeast.

As an Islamic charity unveils plans to open a new hostel for Muslim Women in Manchester Edward hears why it's needed and discusses the taboo subject of domestic violence within the Muslim community.

Should foreign aid be made conditional on a country's record on religious freedom and human rights? Former Tory minister Liam Fox believes it should and debates the issue on the programme.

Bob Walker reports on a campaign by a group of UK Sikhs to have the events around the storming of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, recognised as genocide by the UN 30 years on.

As the film Railway Man comes to UK cinema screens Louise Reynolds talks about the war-time experiences of her father, Bishop Eric Cordingly, as a Chaplain in the notorious Changi Prison during the 2nd World War.

St James Church Piccadilly has erected a 26-foot-high wall to 'draw attention to Israel's anti-Palestinian policies'. But is it too political a gesture for the Church? Rev Lucy Winkett, Rector of St James's Church and Professor Alan Johnson, Senior Research Fellow at the British Israel Communications and Research Centre discuss.

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