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Songs of Praise

Christianity and Cancer

Duration: 34 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Sean Fletcher and the Rev Kate Bottley hear how the Christian faith sustains those affected by cancer, including former Blue Peter host and TV presenter Simon Thomas, Baptist minister the Rev Andy Stammers, campaigner Della Ogunleye and cancer specialist nurse Mary Mountford-Lister.

Sean visits Maggie's Oxford, a centre that specialises in support and care for those diagnosed with cancer.

Kate meets a support group for black women who are dealing with effects of breast cancer.

Music includes In Christ Alone, Break Every Chain, God Is Love His The Care, and Keep You Here, a special song from Stuart Townend written after his late brother's cancer diagnosis.

Crown Him with Many Crowns from Holy Trinity Platt Church, Manchester
I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say from All Saints Church, Cheltenham
In Christ Alone from Pontio Arts Centre, Bangor
Keep You Here by Stuart Townend & Family
Break Every Chain from Birmingham Christian Centre
God Is Love, His the Care from St James the Greater, Leicester. Show less


Sean Fletcher
Kate Bottley
Executive Producer:
Cat Lewis
Executive Producer:
Emyr Afan
Series Producer:
Matthew Napier
Production Company:
Avanti Media

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