As It Happens

As It Happens - Thursday Edition

Thursday, 14 July, 2016
Listen to the full episode28:13

Part One

Anglican Archbishop
In his first interview since the church narrowly voted in favour of same-sex marriage, the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Canada tells us how he plans to unite a divided church. 

Missing brain
After looking at the case of a man who managed to carry on a normal life despite missing 90 per cent of his brain, our guest believes we have to redefine human consciousness. 

Pokémon Go: animal shelter 
Pokémonstrosity. Looks like there are more than four  horsemen of the Apocalypse, and they're all cute cartoon animals in a smart phone game — but one animal shelter in Indiana is using the Pokémon Go craze to help real dogs.

Part Two

South Sudan children
Journalist Henry Wilkins recounts his visit to a mosque in South Sudan — where hundreds of children were abandoned by parents fleeing hunger and violence. 

Dinosaurs cooing 
This really puts the middle syllable in "Jurassic". Turns out we've all been made fools of by Steven Spielberg — because according to scientists, dinosaurs didn't issue blood-curdling roars — they made muffled cooing sounds. 


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