Theologians are challenging the consensus on the death penalty, says Dan Hitchens.
Meet Bishop John MacWilliam, the Englishman with a diocese 10 times the size of Britain.
Fr David Palmer on the day he dared to give up social media.
Also in this week’s issue…
Nick Hallett asks if the Vatican is heading for a ‘split decision’ on Medjugorje
Stephen White observes DC in the grip of Trump fever
Michael Fassbender says altar service prepared him for Hollywood
William Cash on what the election manifestos don’t tell you
Laura Cathcart reveals the right way to wear a hat to church
Fr Raymond de Souza says Israel’s biblical history is a blessing and burden
Mary Kenny thinks robots will never replace priests
Sam Hickford on the Victorian convert poet that time forgot
Charlie Hegarty praises a new Catholic novel with real grit
Pastor Iuventus encounters abortion activists on the March for Life
Fr Ronald Rolheiser wonders if ‘Nones’ are really non-believers
Plus 12 pages of news and analysis – and much more.
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