HIGHLIGHT: Beyond Belief Ernie Rea discusses the seal of the confessional with an RC priest, a rabbi, a former Buddhist monk, and a director of the St Marylebone Centre for Healing and Counselling (5/6).
Monday 4.30pm, R4
Friday 7.30pm (C4) Unreported World Marcel Theroux visits Russia to find out why large Russian Orthodox families are often honoured by the Putin government (2/8).
Sunday 4pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise David Grant presents a programme for Mothering Sunday.
9pm (BBC1) Turkey with Simon Reeve The presenter meets refugees creating a new life for themselves and a builder constructing one of the world’s biggest mosques (1/2).
Friday 10.45pm (R3) The Free Thinking Essay Victoria Donovan looks at post-war Soviet Russia, and asks why the regime spent millions on the restoration of religious architecture (5/10).
Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship for Mothering Sunday.
10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Asatru Paganism has become Iceland’s fastest-growing religion.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from York Minster.
Monday 10am (R3) Free Thinking Festival Anne McElvoy chairs a discussion of isolation with a psychiatrist, an ex-prisoner, and the former hostage Terry Waite.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evening Prayer live from Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.