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Catholic Church enters debate on sex abuse scandals

Radio Prague |
24 March 2010

The Czech Roman Catholic Church recently joined an on-going debate about sexual abuse of minors by priests. Several church officials, including both the outgoing and the newly appointed archbishops of Prague offered their views on the scandal. Although only a few cases of sex abuse have been disclosed in the Czech Republic, the debate now centres on how to tighten the rules of accepting candidates for priests.

Buty – the pop innovators from Ostrava

Radio Prague |
24 March 2010

The north-eastern city of Ostrava, with its mining, iron and steel industry, was once known as the steel heart of the Czech Republic. But it has also long been home to a lively arts scene.

Best English teachers receive awards at Prague ceremony

Radio Prague |
23 March 2010

Good English teachers are in great demand in the Czech Republic. While more and more children want to learn the language, schools are facing a serious lack of qualified teachers.

Prague Playwriting Contest offers participants opportunity to see their play produced

Radio Prague |
23 March 2010

One of the playwrights in the race for the award is Josh Kaston. His submission "The Great Indoors" is set in the rural Southern United States, where a Czech-British couple gets stranded.

Andreas Wiedemann on resettling the Czech borders

Radio Prague |
23 March 2010

German journalist and historian Andreas Wiedemann presents his book about the resettlement of the Sudetenland following the expulsion of the German population at the end of World War II.

New Czech gay-friendly holiday brochure hits market

Radio Prague |
22 March 2010

Traveling has just become a lot more convenient for Czech gays and lesbians. The "Pink Go!" brochure boasts gay-friendly hotels, cruises catering to homosexuals and even gay-only accommodation.

Burmese refugees seek to make a home for themselves in ČR

Radio Prague |
19 March 2010

Nine Burmese families are now making a life for themselves in the Czech Republic.

Work of the first Bohemian printers on display in National Library

Radio Prague |
19 March 2010

The National Library is currently holding a special exhibit of the work of the first printing press in Bohemia.

Rwanda's post-genocide community courts focus of One World film

Radio Prague |
19 March 2010

My Neighbor, My Killer, which is being screened at the One World festival of human rights documentaries in Prague, focuses on local tribunals called Gacaca set up following the horrific 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

Journalist elicits groundbreaking testimonies from ex-Khmer Rouge men in One World film

Radio Prague |
18 March 2010

Enemies of the People, one of over 100 films being screened at the One World festival of human rights documentaries in Prague, follows the journalist Thet Sambath as he tracks down and speaks to former members of the Khmer Rouge in his native Cambodia.

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