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BBC Wales 'All Things Considered' looks at Syria

BBC Wales 'All Things Considered' looks at Syria

All Things Considered, the half-hour award-winning flagship of BBC Wales (radio) that is presented by Roy Jenkins every Sunday at 9:00 AM, will discuss Syria live tomorrow (Sunday, 5 August 2012) and I will be a panellist in the BBC studio.

A loss to the Coptic Orthodox and to the world

A loss to the Coptic Orthodox and to the world

No matter how expected the death of HH Shenouda III was for me due to his long illness, I still couldn't but feel that the world has lost a man of faith who always held Christ in his heart and the Cross in his hand.

Newstalk: Women, war, MENA and more...

Today (Saturday 10 March 2012) I will be in conversation with Sarah McAllister from Belfast on Premier Radio's Newstalk half-hour programme, at 11.30 AM.

Syria: solving the unsolvable?

Syria: solving the unsolvable?

Developments in Syria continue to take alarming twists - not least with the latest eyewitness accounts coming out of Homs.

Syria: solving the unsolvable

Syria: solving the unsolvable

Developments in Syria continue to take alarming twists - not least with the latest eyewitness accounts coming out of Homs.

Lent: human origins, human freedom

Lent: human origins, human freedom

As Lenten continues, I share two items that I suggest are 'a must-watch' and 'a must-read' for reflecting on Christian and human concerns far and wide.

Lent: Christian realities in the lands of Christ's ministry

Lent: Christian realities in the lands of Christ's ministry

To mark the start of Lent 2012, there is a departure from the usual style of my podcast regional analysis of the Middle East and North Africa for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales (CBCEW).

Bishop Angaelos and the anniversary of the Egypt uprising

Bishop Angaelos and the anniversary of the Egypt uprising

HG Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, has issued a careful and thoughtful statement on the first anniversary of the uprising in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, which took place on the 25 January 2011.

Christian local voice challenges the transformations in the Arab World

Christian local voice challenges the transformations in the Arab World

A Christian-Muslim consultation on the Christian presence and witness in the Middle East took place at the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias, Lebanon, from 24-28 January 2012.

The evolving situation in Syria

The evolving situation in Syria

My latest 12-minute interview has been with BBC Wiltshire Radio on the evolving situation in Syria. Bishop Declan Lang is Bishop of the Clifton Catholic Diocese and I am his Middle East and North Africa advisor.