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Mother Teresa's troubled legacy

S Bedford reports from India on a dirty truth behind a squeaky-clean image. .…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:12:57 2016
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What happened to unity in diversity?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is concerned about attempts to dismantle secular India.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Life’s juggernaut rolls on

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is in pensive mood as she looks back on a turbulent 2014.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A way with words

Mobile phones have been used to incite violence and hatred. But they can also be tools for peace, says Sokari Ekine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Five steps to sanity

Sectarian fighting has caused thousands of deaths in the last two decades – now is the time for Pakistan to adopt a rational response.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Faith schools debate

Is there a place for faith schools in a multicultural society? We want to know your views.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Celebrating the Dead

Inspired by the millions of people around the world who are celebrating All Souls Day this year, the Radio New Internationalist team dips into different cultures to hear the many ways in which the world's populations honour their dead and respect the dying. From the fear of the spirit-world underpinning Halloween to the burning of money at the tomb-sweeping festivals of Taiwan, the ways we celebrate death shape our own hopes and fears about dying. What better place to start than Mexico's Day…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Condom-wearing Jesus causes uproar in the Philippines

An art installation by visual and performance artist Mideo Cruz has upset the establishment, but surely the Catholic Church is missing the point? Iris Gonzales reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Repenting Homophobia

Symon Hill, author of the No-Nonsense Guide to Religion, will walk from Birmingham to London this summer, speaking along the way, in repentance for his former homophobic stance..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Hunger

This program hits the airwaves at the start of Ramadan - the most significant month of the Islamic year: a month in which fasting features. So, inspired by the millions around the world of all faiths who fast, today were focusing on food - whos got it, who hasnt, and how its being used for religious and political pursuits: With global grain reserves at levels so low that would only be capable of satisfying world demands for two months, Angus Calder - a company director in search of more…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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