Rté - The God Slot



A contemporary look at religious affairs worldwide


  • Preview of Papal Canonisations.

    Preview of Papal Canonisations.

    25/04/2014 Duration: 27min

    Saints, sinners, the Catholic Church and two Popes to be canonised; The God Slot previews all of this.

  • Giving the Devil his Due.

    Giving the Devil his Due.

    18/04/2014 Duration: 25min

    So who eaxactly is Satan? All will be revealed in this Good Friday God Slot special.

  • Michael Arditti Noah Marks Gospel onstage.

    Michael Arditti; Noah; Mark's Gospel onstage.

    11/04/2014 Duration: 25min

    Novelist Michael Arditti on religious themes in popular fiction; Barry McMillan reviews Noah; Stage adaptation of St. Mark's Gospel.

  • Poet John F Deane Bethany Homes.

    Poet John F Deane; Bethany Homes.

    04/04/2014 Duration: 27min

    Poet John F Deane on the question asked by Jesus: 'Who do you say that I am?'. Report on Bethany Homes memorial service.

  • Book on Priesthood reviewed by Sean Goan Rastafarians Women in Christianity.

    Book on Priesthood reviewed by Sean Goan; Rastafarians; Women in Christianity.

    28/03/2014 Duration: 28min

    The book ‘Priesthood Today; Ministry in a Changing Church’, reviewed by theological scholar Sean Goan. Who or what are Rastafarians? Mairead Meade reports from Cork. Women in the Christian Churches; is their position improving? Theologian Mary T Malone, gives her very strong views to Eileen.

  • Jlian of Norwich novel New movie Nicaea Diaspora funerals.

    Jlian of Norwich novel; New movie Nicaea; Diaspora funerals.

    21/03/2014 Duration: 25min

    Margaret Coles on new novel The Greening; Charles Parlato on new movie Nicaea; Funerals for the Diaspora.

  • Lent St. Patricks NY Parade.

    Lent; St. Patrick's NY Parade.

    14/03/2014 Duration: 24min

    Vale Christine Buckley; What does Lent mean? St. Patrick's NY Parade.

  • Kristiane Backer

    Kristiane Backer

    07/03/2014 Duration: 25min

    In the early 1990s, Kristiane Backer became one of the very first presenters on MTV Europe. Now, she talks to the God Slot about her new book 'From MTV to Mecca'.

  • Bishop Geoff Robinson

    Bishop Geoff Robinson

    28/02/2014 Duration: 25min

    Retired and outspoken Bishop of Sydney Geoff Robinson on sex and power in the Catholic Church.

  • Jailed Nun New Lourdes Doctor Dr. Who.

    Jailed Nun; New Lourdes Doctor; Dr. Who.

    21/02/2014 Duration: 29min

    Sr. Megan Rice jailed in US; Dr. Micheal Moran on Lourdes; Ben Conroy on Dr. Who.

  • Pope Francis Marie Collins Song of Songs.

    Pope Francis; Marie Collins; Song of Songs.

    14/02/2014 Duration: 25min

    Paul Vallely on Pope Francis; Marie Collins on UN report; Valentine's treat.

  • New Presbyterian Moderator Recivery Int Croí Nua.

    New Presbyterian Moderator; Recivery Int; Croí Nua.

    07/02/2014 Duration: 24min

    The new Moderaotor Elect of Presbyterian Chruch in Ireland Rev. Michael Barry; Recovery Ireland Int; Croí Nua.

  • Religion in schools Jesus Agenda Holocaust Memorial.

    Religion in schools; Jesus Agenda; Holocaust Memorial.

    31/01/2014 Duration: 25min

    Religious education in schools; Pastor Joel Edwards and the Jesus Agenda; Holcaust Memorial.

  • St. Brigid Relics Buchenwald.

    St. Brigid; Relics; Buchenwald.

    24/01/2014 Duration: 25min

    Festival of St. Brigid of Faughart; Relics; National Holocaust Memorial Day - Buchenwald.

  • Conversion therapy Spiritual enlightenment Pastoral councils.

    'Conversion therapy'; Spiritual enlightenment; Pastoral councils.

    17/01/2014 Duration: 29min

    'Conversion therapy' for same sex attraction? Kosi on spiritual enlightenment; Pastoral councils.

  • Sr. Helen Prejean.

    Sr. Helen Prejean.

    10/01/2014 Duration: 25min

    Sr. Helen Prejean, played by Susan Sarandon in the movie 'Dead Man Walking', talks to Gerry McArdle.

  • The God Slot - The Divine Comedy. 3rd Jan 2014

    The God Slot - The Divine Comedy. 3rd Jan 2014

    03/01/2014 Duration: 24min

    There are many things people associate with religion, but comedy is rarely one of them. In a world of increasing political correctness, can religion be fair game for a comedian and what place, if any, does comedy play in spirituality?

  • The God Slot 25th December 2013

    The God Slot 25th December 2013

    25/12/2013 Duration: 40min

    Eileen Dunne is joined by boy choristers from The Palestrina Choir, regular contributor Ben Conroy, Anne Thurston and others at the Moving Crib on Parnell Square in Dublin.

  • Report from NY Joe Duffy on Gay Byrne

    Report from NY; Joe Duffy on Gay Byrne

    20/12/2013 Duration: 25min

    Irish charities in NY; Joe Duffy reviews The Meaning of Life.

  • Child Abuse: Vatican Commission + Irish Audit.

    Child Abuse: Vatican Commission + Irish Audit.

    13/12/2013 Duration: 24min

    Marie Collins and Fr. Tony Flannery on child abuse developments.

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