Back Issues 2017

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February 2017

  • Faith in the public square
  • Finding hope
  • A perspective on development

March 2017

March 2017

  • Towards a post clericalist church
  • Lessons from South America
  • A failure of leadership

Front Cover April2017

April 2017

  • Dismantling clericalism
  • A conversation about the future
  • On (not) calling priests Father



May 2017

  • Embracing Change in Galloway Diocese
  • The case for women deacons
  • The Newman at 75

June 2017

  • Music, modernity and the search for the sacred
  • Faith in Prison
  • An Easter Mass

Front Cover August/September 2017

August/September 2017

  • A Catholic journalist on the church and the media
  • Tom Devine on prospects for Brexit
  • A parish priest on voices less heard

October 2017

October 2017

  • Magnum Principum
  • The Balfour Declaration
  • The Peace Ministry of Alec Reid

December 2017

  • Why remember the Reformation?
  • Advent reflection
  • The religious times of Robert Burns



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.