MARY CULLEN. At February’s meeting of the Glasgow Newman Circle, Fr Timothy Curtis SJ offered a theological reflection on his experience as parish priest in Guyana, drawing out lessons for the Catholic Church in Scotland as it faces the challenge of parishes without priests. Continue reading
WERNER G. JEANROND. A distinguished Catholic theologian reflects on living in a time of transition between old and new models of church, and the challenge of developing shared leadership. Continue reading
OWEN DUDLEY EDWARDS.
Four very different experiences of parish in the Diocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh were shared at a meeting of the Edinburgh Newman Circle. Continue reading
The tabloid press informed us during the referendum campaign that the ‘Pope says Nope’. A Scottish academic asks what might have caused the Pope, if he did, to say Nope, and what lay behind the apparent shift in the political allegiance of some of Scotland’s Catholics from Labour to SNP. Continue reading