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Contents July 2022 Regulars Columns


1 Leaders 9 Diary Fr Dwight Longenecker 48 July feast days 49 Letters 66 Meditations 72 Crossword 73 On Pilgrimage with… Joanna Bogle

News 10 UK News 12 Vatican News 14 US & Canada News 16 World News

18 Serenhedd James Muscular Christianity 19 Niall Gooch On pride, resentment and bad decisions 20 Gavin Ashenden Fire and blood at

Pentecost 21 Robert Verrill The Church and Galileo 25 Olenka Hamilton A formula for life 31 Ken Craycraft Guns, Communion and privatising good

22 Resigning his reign? As Pope Francis scales back his workload, rumours swirl Simon Caldwell 24 Succession Planning

Trying to influence the next conclave is nothing new Miles Pattenden 26 Rebuking brother bishops Cardinal Arinze speaks to Simon Caldwell about the dangers of the Synodal Way 28 Granny’s lace? Why Pope Francis doesn’t support ordinary clergy Hugh Somerville-Knapman 32 On seeking the eternal buzz Shane MacGowan tells

Karl Gustel Wärnberg about his faith, heritage and art

34 Audible healing Sir James MacMillan on the power of music Interview by Gertrude Clarke 35 Partnering for peace On tackling religious persecution with the Vatican Kemi Badenoch MP 36 Special

Scottish Chapels A survey of private

Catholic chapels in Scotland John Martin Robinson and Michael Hodges 47 Factious Spirit An early attempt to restore the Scottish Hierarchy Serenhedd James


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