CBC News Of Fatwas and Beauty Queens

Of Fatwas and Beauty Queens focuses on 21-year-old Isioma Daniel, who was enjoying her first job as a journalist when a single sentence spun her life and her country into chaos. Nigeria was hosting the Miss World pageant and Daniel was assigned to cover it. But a few words in one article considered heresy by Nigeria's mullahs sparked riots that ...
  • 2004
  • 00:43:52
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Small Talk Our World

In this Small Talk episode, kids share their thoughts on the planet as a whole and how we as people can improve it.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:11
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/20/2017

Extreme Exposures Pakistan

Ed Kashi journeys to the politically fraught frontier zone in Pakistan.
  • 2009
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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News in Review - September 2002 Pilgrimage to Canada: Youth, Faith and the Pope

Hundreds of thousands of Catholic youth from around the world converge in Toronto for a pilgrimage and an opportunity to meet and pray with the Pope. We look at the issue of young people and faith – mainly from a Catholic perspective, but also including the views of young people from other religions.
  • 2002
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2002

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News in Review - February 2014 Pope Francis Making Headlines

In March 2013, Jorge Maria Bergoglio, a humble cardinal from Argentina, became the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church. He took the name Pope Francis and promised change at the Vatican. Within months he was making headlines for his openness to new ideas and willingness to change. 
  • 2014
  • 00:15:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2014

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News in Review - May 2005 Pope John Paul II, 1920-2005

On April 2 2005, Pope John Paul II died in his Vatican apartment after a long and debilitating illness. He had been Pope for almost 30 years and had left a giant mark on his church and the world. In this News and Review story we’ll look at the life and legacy of Pope John Paul II. We’ll show you ...
  • 2005
  • 00:15:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2005

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News in Review - December 2007 Quebec's Big Accommodation Debate

In Quebec, a two-person commission is holding public hearings into how immigrants should fit in and what if anything their new society should do to accommodate them. The hearings have caused a storm of controversy in the province, with critics accusing them of fostering intolerance. In this News in Review story we’ll travel to the small town of Herouxville to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:14:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2007

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The Fifth Estate Rabbi of the Pure Hearts: Inside Lev Tahor

Life in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of Lev Tahor is supposed to be simple: the rules for dress, diet, schooling, marriage and worship are clearly defined and closely followed. But last November, in the middle of the night, about 200 members of the sect fled their homes in Quebec to start a new community in Chatham, Ontario, amid allegations of ...
  • 2014
  • 00:42:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/27/2014

National Geographic Documentaries Search for the Head of John the Baptist

On a remote island in the Black Sea, scientists dig up what is possibly one of the greatest archaeological finds in the history of Christianity; an exquisite marble box holding what could be the bones of John the Baptist, the man who baptized Christ. Loved by the public and feared by those in power, his story shows how he threatened ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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Extreme Exposures Soul of Shaolin

Fritz Hoffman takes a unique look at the kung-fu monks in the Shaolin Temple where this martial art was born.
  • 2010
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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