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Religion: are we becoming more intolerant?

When Washington wags its finger at France and Europe over growing religious intolerance on the continent, sparks fly on the set of The France 24 Debate. The spat begs some wider question: are we becoming more intolerant and who do you entrust to keep watch over freedom of religion?

  • Jacques MYARD, UMP MP
  • Ginger STRICKLAND, Director of youth and young adults, American Church in Paris
  • Tariq RAMADAN, Professor of Islamic studies, Saint Anthony's College (Oxford) (By phone from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

Programme produced by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

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