In today's 'Catholic News' podcast we speak to one of our newest bishops - a man who is the lead bishop here at the Bishops' Conference for Heath and Social Care. Bishop Paul Mason, an auxilary Bishop of Southwark, joins us in the studio for the first time.
Today's 'Catholic News' podcast sees us head east to Jerusalem and the Holy Land but not to talk about Israelis, Palestinians or the turmoil of conflict and disagreement. We're joined by our expert on the MENA region, Dr Harry Hagopian, to discuss a Christian community that punches above its weight in the lands of Christ - the Armenian Orthodox Church.
Bishop Alan Hopes, Bishop of East Anglia and Chair of our Liturgy Committee, joins us in the studio for an interview on a new document titled 'The Place of Silence' looking at moments of silence and contemplation in our worship.
Dr Harry Hagopian, our consultant on the Middle East North African region, travelled down to Bristol to speak to Bishop Declan Lang, Bishop of Clifton and Chair of our International Affairs department about life in the Holy Land and surrounding countries this Christmas.
This podcast focuses on Christian unity as Bishop Mark O'Toole, Catholic Bishop of Plymouth, joins his Anglican regional counterpart the Rt Revd Tim Thornton, Bishop of Truro, in Canterbury for the first leg of a pilgrimage of dialogue from Canterbury to Rome.
Cris Gangemi, one of the bishops' disability advisers, joins us for today's 'Catholic News' podcast to looking at the important conference 'Living Fully 2016: Exploring Disability, Theology, Practice and Culture'.
Bishop Hlib Lonchyna, Eparchial Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family of London, joins us in the studio to remind us of the painful human suffering that continues two years after the conflict started in Eastern Ukraine.
Today's podcast appropriately looks at the quality of mercy in Christianity and other religions. Gavin D'Costa, a Professor of Catholic Theology at the University of Bristol, is in conversation with Katharina Smith-Müller our Interreligious Adviser here at the Bishops' Conference.
Seafarers work long hours, often below deck, in a near 'invisible world' so for this year's Sea Sunday podcast we're talking to two Apostleship of the Sea port chaplains who work hard to support the men and women that graft on the thousands of merchant vessels and cruise ships that dock in the UK.
Bishop William Kenney has just returned from Iraq where he visited over ten refugee camps housing those who have fled from both the advance of Daesh (ISIL) and the bloody conflict across the border in Syria. Predominantly for Christians, with some refugees of other minority faiths, the camps are serving well but are, unsurprisingly, overcrowded.
In this podcast Catholic Bishop of the Forces, the Rt Rev Richard Moth, talks to us about WW1, military chaplaincy - then and now - and how we can pray for peace and remember the dead without glorifying war. Bishop Moth also refers to the WW1 painting 'Last General Absolution of the Munsters' by Italian artist Fortunino Matania.
Behind many of our news stories you'll find a connection to seafarers - many of whom work below deck and are, to all intents and purposes, invisible. We welcome John Green from Apostleship of the Sea into our studio for this Catholic News podcast to talk about the day and the work of port chaplains and volunteers.
Monsignor Paul Tighe, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, gave this year's World Communications Day lecture at Heythrop College in London on 5 June 2014. Mgr Tighe's lecture provided an engaging and thorough analysis of 'The Church in a Digital World'.
Fr Stephen Wang, Senior University Chaplain for the Diocese of Westminster, holds up St Boniface as an exemplary communicator in his homily for a special Mass at Heythrop College, University of London, to mark World Communications Day. 5 June 2014.