Church and Society

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Mission to day: the Francis effect

DUNCAN MACLAREN

The annual celebration of Mission Sunday in the Catholic Church takes place on 20th October.  An experienced worker in the field of international development reflects on the shifting focus of the church’s understanding of mission. Continue reading

A champion of the laity

DAN BAIRD

Cardinal Newman will be canonised by Pope Francis on 13th October.  One of the leading members of the Glasgow Newman Circle highlights his lasting contribution to the church. Continue reading

The Vatican abuse summit

BRENDAN GEARY

A Marist brother and clinical psychologist who has extensive experience of dealing with sexual abuse within the Catholic Church assesses the importance of February’s Vatican abuse summit. Continue reading
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CURRENT ISSUE
Oct/Nov 2019

Oct/Nov 2019

CONFERENCE PAPERS

In June 2019 Open House held a conference exploring possible new directions for the Catholic Church in Scotland. See conference papers.


Open House also held a conference on the role of lay people in the governance of the Catholic Church in November 2013. See conference papers.