Caribbean Report 22-07-1988

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Caribbean Report 22-07-1988

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Title: Caribbean Report 22-07-1988
Author: The British Broadcasting Corporation
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1. Headlines: Anglican Bishops debate whether or not women should be ordained. (00:09-00:30)
2. More than 500 Anglican Bishops converge on Canterbury for the 1988 Lambeth Conference. Included in this number are eight (8) Bishops from the West Indies. High on the agenda is the debate as to whether or not women should be ordained as priests. The conference was address for the first time by a woman priest, Rev. Nan Peete of the USA. BBC correspondent Ruth Peacock reports on the conference. Excerpts from addresses by Rev. Nan Peete and Rev. Graham Leonard are included in this segment. (00:35-02:40)
3. The BBC’s Hugh Crosskill interviews Rev. Orland Lindsay, Archbishop of the Caribbean on the issue of the ordination of women as priests. The Archbishop notes that although there are women priests in many countries, the issue is still undecided in the West Indian province. Ne further adds that the bigger issue under consideration is the ordination of women as Bishops, and that he would be using the decisions taken at the conference as a guide to future action regarding the ordination of women Bishops. (03:09-04:52).
4. Jerry Timmins of the BBC interviews Rev. Ilene Lake, Britain’s first black woman of West Indian descent to be ordained as a Deacon. Rev. Lake gives her views on the debate regarding the ordination of women as priests and Bishops. (05:07-08:16)
5. Financial News: Read by Pat Whitehorn (08:25-09:21)
6. Cricket Highlights: This segment presents highlights of the 4th test match between the West Indies and England at Headingley. It also includes brief comments from Jackie Hendricks; West Indies team Manager, on the performance of the visiting team. (09:28-11:40)
7. This “weekly look” at the British press features news and letters related to the West Indies. This week’s topics include: 1. “Grenada’s Mockery of Justice” (Title of a letter expressing outrage at the apparent flouting of the principles of natural justice with respect to the treatment of the accused in the Maurice Bishop murder trial) 2. “We Want Our Dumplings” (The lack of Afro-Caribbean food in English school canteens causes stir by angry parents who launch their own meal program called Youth And Meals [YAM]) 3. Government plans to include a question on ethnic origin in the next population census, due in 1991 in Britain 4. Complaint letter sent to the BBC regarding the need for the background music used in its Caribbean Report. (11:50-14:28)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/12896
Date: 1988-07-22


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