Holy Land: Land, Religion and Education

Fr Chris Thomas, General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, joins us for a ‘Middle East Analysis’ podcast special focusing on the Holy Land and in particular, the complex issues of land, rights and religion.

Alongside regular studio guest Dr Harry Hagopian, the Bishops’ consultant on the Middle East North Africa region, Fr Chris talks about his recent visit to the Holy Land accompanying Cardinal Vincent Nichols to a meeting of European Catholic bishops in Jerusalem.

Subjects covered:

The extension of the Separation Wall through the Cremisan Valley, the funding crisis for Christian schools in the region, support for the Christians and peoples of the Holy Land and the complex issues of land and religion.

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