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✣ July ,

News&analysis 6 Week in review A guide to the past seven days 8 World news map 10 The Vatican 11 Britain 12 The US 14 The rest of the world

Comment & features 15 Diary An Englishman will take his trousers off in the heat, but never his socks, says Harry Mount 16 COVER STORY Pope Paul VI’s Humanae Vitae launched 50 years of culture wars 19 Fr Raymond de Souza July 20 may seem like a normal day, but for me it’s special 20 Chapter & verse Allan Massie revisits Evelyn Waugh’s classic novel 21 Matthew Schmitz Are we really less repressive than our ancestors? 22 Cardinal Vincent Nichols Join us, in person or in spirit, at the National Eucharistic Congress 23 Mary Kenny ‘Pride’ used to be the name of a vice. Something has changed 24 Simon Caldwell The monks who’ve just opened Britain’s first Trappist brewery

Cardinal Nichols on the power of Eucharistic devotion p22

Can Saoirse Ronan capture the spirit of Mary, Queen of Scots? p28

The hit TV drama with strange occult undertones p21

Back pages 27 Letters & emails Mixed messages over mixed marriage; Meeting Cocteau 28 Arts Jonathan Wright wonders if film-makers will do justice to Mary, Queen of Scots 30 Books Harry Mount says every child should be given Roy Strong’s inspiring history of Britain 33 Spiritual life Fr John Zuhlsdorf on the extraordinary life of St Lawrence of Brindisi 35 Crossword 36 Charterhouse Charles Coulombe leaves the internet behind and sets off on an American road trip 39 The Last Word Fr Ronald Rolheiser says both marriage and celibacy are holy choices that can go wrong Cover: Catholic Herald archive

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