14th April 2018

Sunday Sequence, April 15th 2018

Guests Scott LucasRosemary HollisDonnacha Ó Beacháin and Alexander Titov discuss the still unfolding events following military strikes by the US, UK and France against  Syria. We discuss President Emmanuel Macron's recent overtures to the Catholic Church and the implications for laïcitéCandice Mama tells us how and why she forgave Eugene de Kock the man who murdered her father, and who was convicted of multiple murders, assaults, kidnappings and torture in Apartheid-era South Africa. Historian Eamon Phoenix tells us about the uproar in Ireland when Prime Minister Lloyd George tried to introduce conscription in April 1918, in the middle of the Great War. Plus - Nina Farr, on finding joy as a single parent after traumatic separation and divorce, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby on the Good Friday Agreement and the role of the churches in maintaining peace.