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US President Barack Obama is in Rome this morning to meet Pope Francis for the first time on his European tour, which has been dominated by the crisis in Ukraine. He’s had three days of talks with EU leaders in the Netherlands and Brussels. Joined now by BBC reporter based in Rome, Davie Willie.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0327/604854-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-27-march-2014/?clipid=1519098
Exactly one year ago today, the white smoke in St Peter’s Square indicated that a new pope had been elected. Shortly after Jorge Mario Bergoglio made his first appearance. His papacy thus far has been nothing if not interesting. Keelin was joined from Galway by Fr Tony Flannery; by author, Paul Vallelly and by Gerard O’Connell, Vatican Affairs Analyst with the Universe.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0313/601969-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-13-march-2014/?clipid=1507716
Sr. Helen Prejean, played by Susan Sarandon in the movie 'Dead Man Walking', talks to Gerry McArdle.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-god-slot/programmes/2014/0110/497088-the-god-slot-friday-10-january-2014/?clipid=1391892
A contemporary look at religious affairs worldwidehttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-god-slot/programmes/2014/0110/497088-the-god-slot-friday-10-january-2014/
Child abuse and its aftermath are back in the news. Last Thursday, Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley communicated the Pope’s approval of a proposal submitted by the Council of 8 Cardinals to create a Commission for the protection of minors, while here in Ireland on Tuesday, The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI), published its audit of 6 dioceses and 2 religious orders. We’re joined by survivor of clerical sex abuse and activist Marie Collins, and Fr. Tony Flannery of the Association of Catholic Priests.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-god-slot/programmes/2013/1213/492762-the-god-slot-friday-13-december-2013/?clipid=1377398
A contemporary look at religious affairs worldwidehttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-god-slot/programmes/2013/1213/492762-the-god-slot-friday-13-december-2013/
Is it because he drives a beat up car around the Vatican? Or because he phones troubled followers out of the blue? Or is it because he preaches on poverty not reproduction? The media have fallen in love with Pope Francis and just to prove it he is Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. Sean was joined by joined from Rome by the Tablet’s Rome Correspondent Robert Mickens.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1212/492396-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-12-december-2013/?clipid=1375989
A contemporary look at religious affairs worldwidehttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-god-slot/programmes/2013/1206/491330-the-god-slot-friday-6-december-2013/
Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick and Brendan Butler of 'We Are Church' discuss the Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation, ‘The Joy of the Gospel’. What does it say, and, of equal importance, what does it not say? Sunday, December 8 is one of the great Marian feast-days in the Roman Catholic church, so we bring you a report on that most controversial of Marian Shrines, Medjugorje, where the alleged apparitions have yet to receive the Vatican’s seal of approval.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-god-slot/programmes/2013/1206/491330-the-god-slot-friday-6-december-2013/?clipid=1372319
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