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Sunday: interfaith dialogue

this morning (sunday 6th), 7.37-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“Next month marks the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate … This week Cardinal Vincent Nichols took the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, to meet the pope for the first time. Reporter Charles Carroll was with them.”

… interviews with:
• chief rabbi ephraim mirvis
• cardinal vincent nicholls

(Ephraim Mirvis 0:35:11) “We have excelled in Great Britain when it comes to Jewish-Christian dialogue and interfaith activity; there is now an urgent need for interfaith dialogue and activity with the Muslim community. I know that Christian communities are striving to engage in that, and certainly within the Jewish community that is our aim as well.”

(if you missed it, available from 0:26:50 to 0:39:30 at


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