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Religious and ethical affairs programme, tackling the thornier issues of the day in a thought-provoking manner.

Religious and ethical affairs programme, tackling the thornier issues of the day in a thought-provoking manner.
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Cardiff, United Kingdom

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BBC

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Religious and ethical affairs programme, tackling the thornier issues of the day in a thought-provoking manner.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ageing and Spirituality

10/22/2017
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One in three children born today is expected to live to the age of 100. It is a staggering thought, with all kinds of implications. The rapid rise in life expectancy has created a large privileged group, with time on their hands, and the health and money to enjoy it. It has also left many older people struggling with illness, poverty and loneliness. Caring for them presents huge social and political challenges. When people can be effectively written off once they've had a certain number of...

Duration: 00:27:25


New Hengoed Chapel

10/15/2017
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Pot noodles, toast with chocolate spread, cocoa pops, tea and coffee, hip hop and gangster rap all in a Grade II listed chapel - some of the essential ingredients of a challenging, pioneering youth ministry which has been running for seven years in the Rhymney Valley. It's the vision of Kath Miller, a Baptist Minister, who felt compelled to offer a place of unconditional welcome to teenagers, young adults and children in the significantly deprived area of Cefn Hengoed. On two nights a week...

Duration: 00:27:37


The Balfour Declaration at 100

10/8/2017
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A century ago, in November 1917, the British Government, under Welsh prime minister Lloyd George, gave its support to the establishment of Jewish homeland in Palestine. This was contained in a letter from the Foreign Secretary, Lord Arthur Balfour, to leaders of the British Jewish Community. The Balfour Declaration, as it came to be known, expressed the government's intention to support a Jewish national home, and to do so without undermining the rights of the people already living in...

Duration: 00:27:48


Climate Change

9/24/2017
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Extreme weather earlier this month put questions of climate change back on the agenda - particularly highlighting the weather impact of warming seas, and the effect of human behaviour on the health of our oceans. Hurricane Irma even caused the plane carrying Pope Francis on a visit to Colombia to change its course. On his rather smoother journey home, the Pope warned that humanity will "go down" if we do not address climate change. Scientists clearly tell us the way forward, he said, and...

Duration: 00:27:18