RMC Briefings

Aiming to help journalists discover more about stories in the news, finding new angles, deepening understanding and conversing with those who make the news. The briefings are open to all and have proved particularly valuable for journalists and media professionals.

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Previous Briefings

Briefing: John Smyth and the Cult of Iwerne Camps

September 7, 2021

Rosie Dawson interviews Andrew Graystone on his new book on child abuser John Smyth and the Christian Iwerne Camps
Briefing: Methodists & Same-Sex Marriage Vote

July 18, 2021

With Rev Sonia Hicks, Rev Sam McBratney, Rev Ashley Cooper, Rev Dr David Hull, Rachel Lampard, Phoebe Parkin, Rev Dr Rob Vaughn, Dave Nukols
US bishops, Biden and the eucharist

June 30, 2021

With Steve Schneck, Dr Kurt Martens, Prof. Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Prof. Susannah Cornwall, Christopher Lamb and Matthew Bunson
G7 Summit – pandemic, environmental crisis and debt

June 8, 2021

With Lord Rowan Williams and representatives from CAFOD, Tearfund, Islamic Relief, Vatican's DPIHD, Christian Aid, FaithInvest & Climate News Network
The State of Religious Education in Britain

June 3, 2021

With Richard Kueh, Ofsted’s subject lead for R.E.; Prof Denise Cush, Bath Spa University; Dr Kathryn Wright, CEO Culham St Gabriel; Exec NASACRE Paul Smalley & Claire Clinton
‘House of One’ — unique Berlin project for three religions to share one building

May 25, 2021

Ruth Peacock hosted with Imam Osman Oers, Sophia Athie, Daniel Leon, Sir Bernard Rix; Canon David Thomas, Rev Jessica Foster, Imam Qari Asim & Rabbi Alex Goldberg.

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