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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2013-03-14

The next Pope: What direction for the Catholic Church?

What makes a good leader of the Catholic Church in 2013? François Picard’s panel comments on the first round of voting and the unofficial battle lines between reformers and conservatives, Europeans and non-Europeans.

 

  • Vincent CABANAC, Assumptionist Priest from the Augustinians of the Assumption and Author, 'Walking in the Light: 30 Days with Pope John Paul II'
  • Matthew BUNSON, Senior Correpondent for 'Our Sunday Visitor'/ Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Bibical Theology
  • Douglas HERBERT, France 24 International Affairs Editor -Ulrike KOLTERMANN, Independent Journalist/ Doctorant in Catholic Theology
  • Ulrike KOLTERMANN, Independent Journalist and theologian, author of 'Vatican Diplomacy in the Middle East'

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2015-05-21 Ireland

Will Ireland Say "I Do"? Gay Marriage Referendum Challenges Catholic Values (part 1)

Ireland could become the first country to approve gay marriage by referendum. Friday's vote is being seen as pitting the secular-minded younger generation against the established...

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2015-05-21 Gay marriage

Will Ireland Say "I Do"? Gay Marriage Referendum Challenges Catholic Values (part 2)

Ireland could become the first country to approve gay marriage by referendum. Friday's vote is being seen as pitting the secular-minded younger generation against the established...

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2015-05-20 climate change

Addicted to oil: The cost of changing our energy policies (part 2)

What does it take to make us change our ways with regard to climate change? The last major climate change summit in Copenhagen in 2009 ended in failure, with few consequences for...

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2015-05-20 climate change

Addicted to oil: The cost of changing our energy policies (part 1)

What does it take to make us change our ways with regard to climate change? The last major climate change summit in Copenhagen in 2009 ended in failure, with few consequences for...

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2015-05-19 migrants

Cast adrift: Who's going to save South Asia’s boat people? (part 2)

Whose job is it to save those desperate enough to set out on the high seas? In southeast Asia, an estimated 4,000 men, women and children from Burma and Bangladesh drift in boats...

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