Social Issues

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From the Firth of Forth to the Indian Ocean

HONOR HANIA and ALISON CLARK

As summer holiday cruises become increasingly popular, two Open House contributors highlight the changing role of the church’s ministry to seafarers.  Honor looks at its history, and Alison at one chaplain’s journey from the Firth of Forth to the Indian Ocean. Continue reading

Letter from America: The cult of the gun

MICHAEL L O’NEILL

April 4th was the 50th anniversary of the assassination, by shotgun, of Martin Luther King Jr in Memphis, Tennessee, and June 6th will be the 50th anniversary of Robert F (Bobby) Kennedy’s assassination, by hand gun, in Los Angeles, California. Continue reading

Faith in prison

DAN GUNN

Faith in prison

This is an edited version of a talk given by a retired member of the Scottish Prison Service to a conference on Spiritualities and Prisons.

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CURRENT ISSUE
CURRENT ISSUE

August/September 2018

CONFERENCE PAPERS

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