Faith and Culture

Faith in the public square

LYNN JOLLY. Open House’s literary editor interviews Duncan MacLaren, who has spent most of his working life contributing to international development.  What inspires him and how does he view current approaches to international development and politics?

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United we stand

MARIAN PALLISTER

A writer and journalist reports on recent interfaith events in Glasgow and reflects on the rich diversity and commitment to inclusion expressed by speakers and participants. Continue reading

The future of the Catholic press

FLORENCE BOYLE.

A Catholic laywoman reports on a meeting of last month’s Glasgow Newman Circle which discussed the issues raised by the sale of the Scottish Catholic Observer, led by journalist Kevin McKenna.  Continue reading

Being Jewish in Scotland

STEPHEN J. MCKINNEY 

A Glasgow academic looks at recent data on being Jewish in Scotland and finds a disturbing intensification of antisemitism. Continue reading

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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.