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Middle East expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian, who is Armenian Orthodox but also an independent adviser to the Catholic Church on regional and interfaith issues, is one of the panellists
In his latest podcast, Middle East analyst and Ekklesia associate, in conversation with James Abbott from the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales, reacts to the news of Pope Benedict XVI'
Cardinal Peter Turkson may have badly damaged his prospects of becoming pope by suggesting that child sexual abuse is not a major problem in churches in Africa because homosexuality is looked on negatively. The remark is not only offensive but also reveals a dangerous ignorance that may undermine attempts to protect children.
During discussions surrounding One Billion Rising, it was pointed out that, when it comes to creating a culture in which women may be viewed as inferior in some way, religion has a lot to answer for.
The successor to the Pope Benedict XVI needs to build on the work done by his predecessor in attempting to encourage peace with justice in the Middle East and North Africa, regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian told Premier Christian Radio on 12 February 2013.