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OS: Guatemala and Jerusalem

yesterday afternoon (monday 25th), 4.11-4.15pm, on bbc world service radio
bbc os includes …

“We hear reaction to Guatemala recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.”

including contributions from …
• bbc mundo reporter arturo wallace
• bbc reporter alan johnston
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Newshour: Vatican and Jerusalem

last sunday (25th december), 2.07-2.13pm, and 9.13-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

Pope Francis Calls for a Two State Solution in the Middle East
The pontiff used his traditional Christmas Day message once again to call for a fresh attempt to negotiate peace between Israelis and Palestinians.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter david willey
ulla gudmundson, former swedish ambassador to the vatican
(more…)

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.”

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Today: Chief Rabbi meets Pope

last friday morning (4th september), 8.15-8.20am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and james naughtie) includes …

“The Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis told this programme that a paradigm change in mindset was needed to prevent a deeper loss of life. He said Britain needed to do much more.”

… interview with:
• chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

(Ephraim Mirvis 2:19:28) “When there’s a person knocking on your door and that person’s life is in on the line, go out there and help that individual.”

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Sunday: canonisations

this morning (sunday 17th), 7.11-7.16am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“Today Pope Francis will canonize two native-born Palestinian nuns at a ceremony at the Vatican.
Fr. David Neuhaus, from the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, talks to Edward Stourton from a prayer vigil at the shrine of Mother Alphonsine.”

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Newshour: canonisations

yesterday afternoon (saturday 16th), 1.41-1.45pm (repeated 9.37-9.41pm), and this afternoon, 1.06.-1.16pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“On Sunday, Pope Francis is set to canonise two Arab nuns who lived in nineteenth-centry Palestine. Mahmoud Abbas … has been described by the Pole as an ‘angel of peace’. … It’s being seen a as a gesture of support for Christians living in the Holy Land.”

with contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
sister agatha of the congregation of the rosary convent in ein karem
• journalist gerard oconnell
• rev dr jamal khader

• bbc reporter david willey, based in in rome
oliver mcternan, director of forward thinking
• oxfam gb communication officer ghassan bannoura, introduced as “a palestinian christian from beit sahour” (more…)

Sunday: Praying for peace

this morning (sunday 8th), 7.10-7.18am, on bbc radio 4
sunday includes …

“Presidents Shimon Peres and Mahmud Abbas will pray for peace with Pope Francis in the Vatican Gardens on Sunday.
Alan Johnston assesses its significance.
Cardinal Archbishop Vincent Nichols talks about his own prayer meeting with Israeli Ambassador Daniel Taub and Head of the Palestinian Mission Manuel Hassassian, in London on Friday.”

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