Main content

Archbishop Vincent Nichols; Muslim Lifestyle Expo; Church of the Ragamuffins

Religious and ethical news. William Crawley talks to Archbishop Vincent Nichols about the Santa Marta anti-trafficking conference in Rome this week.

William Crawley talks to Archbishop Vincent Nichols about the Santa Marta anti-trafficking conference which brought together police chiefs, the Home Secretary and the Catholic Church in Rome this week.

William visits the Muslim Lifestyle Expo to hear how global brands are waking-up to one of the fastest growing consumer markets in the world.

Steve Chalke from Oasis UK joins William to discuss how his organisation has set-up what he refers to as a 'safe house' for child migrants arriving in the UK from the Jungle Camp in Calais.

Bob Walker reports on the 'Church for Ragamuffins' in Luton which has been set up to support recovering alcohol and drug addicts.

Halloween gets bigger every year as a retail event but does it also move further away from it's ancient pagan and religious roots? Professor Ronald Hutton joins William Crawley.

One of the largest compensation claims against the Catholic Church begins tomorrow at the High Court in Leeds. Over two hundred men say they were abused at the St William's approved school in in East Yorkshire. The BBC's Caroline Bilton has been following the story.

The Protestant Reformation is often dated to 31st October 1517 when Martin Luther is supposed to have nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of a church in Wittenberg. But would the Reformation have happened without Luther? Dr Linda Briggs and Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch discuss.

Producers: Catherine Earlam
Helen Lee
Series Producer: Amanda Hancox.

Available now

44 minutes

Clip

Chapters

  • Catholic Church Court Case

    Caroline Bilton on one of the largest compensation claims against the Catholic Church.

    Duration: 04:59

  • Halloween

    Professor Ronald Hutton discusses the ancient pagan and religious roots of Halloween.

    Duration: 04:05

  • Church for Ragamuffins

    Bob Walker reports on the church set up to support recovering alcohol and drug addicts.

    Duration: 06:47

  • Child Refugees

    Steve Chalke from Oasis UK talks about the support services for child refugees.

    Duration: 04:47

  • Muslim Lifestyle Expo

    William visits the Muslim Lifestyle Expo to hear about the fast growing consumer market.

    Duration: 06:06

  • Protestant Reformation

    Would the Protestant Reformation have happened without Luther?

    Duration: 07:22

  • Santa Marta

    Archbishop Vincent Nichols talks about the Santa Marta anti-trafficking conference.

    Duration: 08:30

Broadcast

Podcast