You can't open a newspaper, hear, or see a news bulletin these days without encountering a story about child abuse. The latest series of revelations come from the world of football. Allegations have been made. Names published. Does this make it more or less difficult to get to the truth? And can we be fair to both the accusers and the accused? Our guests - child safety expert and former policeman, Jim Gamble; theologian and sociologist, Elaine Storkey; and Michael Connolly, a survivor of sex abuse.
Former Presbyterian Moderator Rev Ken Newell, discusses the relevance of Advent as Christmas approaches, and law professor and human rights expert Philippe Sands, tells us about his new book 'East West Street - On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity'.