Interview 68 – Bishop Christopher Hill

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Bishop Christopher Hill


The President of the Conference of European Churches, Bishop Christopher Hill, talks to the Gazette editor, Canon Ian Ellis, about the CEC document, What future for Europe?, and related topics.

Date/Place of Interview:Tuesday 6th December 2016/Church House, Westminster

Length of Interview: 20 minutes and 51 seconds

Running order:
00:00 Context and purpose of What future for Europe?
02:25 UK referendum debate on EU membership and post-Brexit situation
05:17 Europe at a crossroads – the contribution of the Churches
10:14 Laïcité (French separation of State and religion)
14:14 Wider Church-State dialogue
15:52 Current ecumenical emphasis on social and political issues
18:22 The migrant crisis in Europe
20:51 End

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