Interfaith Dialogue

A sacred trust


A Notre Dame Sister who has been active for many years in interfaith dialogue reports on initiatives which highlight complexities within Islam and the positive steps that are being taken to promote better understanding. Continue reading

A changed relationship


A religious sister with a deep commitment to interfaith dialogue reflects on Nostra Aetate, (In Our Time) the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on the Relations of the Church to Non-Christian Religions, which was promulgated by Pope Paul VI on 28th October 1965.  Continue reading

A counter cultural life

Lynn Jolly

Lynn Jolly interviews Sister Isabel Smyth, who reflects on the contribution of women religious to the life of the church and society.

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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.