History

Into the West

At a Glasgow Newman lecture, Professor Sir Tom Devine reflected on the very different lives of Irish Catholics in Scotland and the USA since the Great Famine.  Why, when they started from the same place, he asked, did their lives develop so differently? Continue reading

The Chapel on the Clyde

MICHAEL MARTIN.

As St Andrew’s Cathedral in Glasgow celebrates its bi centenary next month, an Open House contributor and local historian looks back at its place in the story of Catholicism in Scotland. Continue reading

Taking the long view

LYNN JOLLY

Taking the long view

One of Scotland’s best known historians shares his thoughts on Scotland, Brexit and the lessons of history. 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.