History

Scottish history: the Catholic response.

GERARD CARRUTHERS

As questions of identity continue to shape much of current political and cultural debate in the wake of the independence referendum, a leading Scottish academic reflects on the contribution of Catholicism to his own and Scotland’s story. Continue reading

In the beginning

JIM MCMANUS

The chair of the Open House board offers a personal memoir of the magazine’s origins and its development over 250 editions. Continue reading

Mrs Barbour’s army

FLORENCE BOYLE

This year marks the centenary of a series of rent strikes in Govan which resulted in one of Europe’s first rent restriction acts becoming law. A regular contributor to Open House recounts the life and times of the woman behind the rent strikes and highlights the campaign to have a memorial erected in her memory.

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Feb/Mar 2020
CONFERENCE PAPERS

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.