What’s inside this week’s magazine?

Our Mary 26, 2017 issue

Cover story…

Theologians are challenging the consensus on the death penalty, says Dan Hitchens.

More features…

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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