Canon Andrew White, Women Bishops, spiritual music

Canon Andrew White, the Vicar of Baghdad talks to Edward about the plight of Christian's in Iraq.
In Berlin, a project to have a mosque, a synagogue and a church under the same roof is under way. It was organised by a Protestant pastor who says it's unique - in no other place do the three faiths share premises. Steve Evans reports. We speak to Catholic historian and writer Michael Walsh to assess the works of the Vatican Bank and its future as the Pope took the unprecedented step of sacking four of the five Cardinals appointed to oversee the activities of the Bank. We assess the life and legacy of Rabbi Nachman Sudak who died last week . A leader in the Lubavitch community
Rabbi Shmuel Lew tells us why he was so influential. This year's City of London Festival is celebrating girls' cathedral choirs with a new commission. Composer Judith Bingham tells Sunday about the work and how the century's old tradition of boy's choirs is complimented by an ever-increasing number of girls' choirs.It's 50 years since permanent deacons were allowed to be ordained in the Catholic Church. Kevin Bocquet reports on what the diaconate has brought to the Church at a time when vocations to the priesthood are falling. Today the Fes festival has become not only very popular but a beacon of religious tolerance and religious pluralism in the middle of the Muslim world. John Laurenson reports.As the vote for women bishops looms in Synod in a few weeks we look at the psychology of change with Professor Marilyn Davidson from Manchester Business School.

Producers
Carmel Lonergan
Zaffar Iqbal

Editor
Christine Morgan

Contributors
Canon Andrew White
Michaael Walsh
Judith Bingham
Professor Marilyn Davidson
Rabbi Shmuel Lew.

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