Back Issues 2015

Open House has been published since 1990 and main content from February 2013 is available in the articles section.

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Front Cover January 2015

January 2015

  • Poverty and inequality in Scotland
  • Mary Slessor
  • Thomas Merton


February 2015

  • SCIAF: 50 years of working for justice
  • A dignity based approach to development
  • A Church of England To party with?


March 2015

  • A counter cultural life
  • On being a woman in the church
  • Scotland’s Catholics in the age of John Ogilvie


April 2015

  • Recollections of a remarkable childhood
  • Priesthood in the 21st Century
  • Hope for the future of the church


May 2015

  • Election Editorial
  • Mrs Barbour’s Army
  • The Future for St Andrew’s And Edinburgh


June 2015

  • Loch Derg
  • In the Beginning
  • Family Fortunes


July/August 2015

  • Laudato Si: and environmental engineer reads Pope Francis
  • Norman Shanks: theology and social engagement
  • Sharing the American experience


Front Cover September

September 2015

  • Safeguarding in the Catholic Church
  • Mission and Church
  • Nation and Culture


October 2015

  • Stumbling Blocks to the McLellan Report
  • Groaning with Creation
  • A Changed Relationship


November 2015

  • Death and Love
  • Keir Hardie: the unwelcome prophet
  • Pope Francis in America
 December 2015  Coming Soon.


Feb/Mar 2020

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.