What’s inside this week’s magazine?

Our July 7, 2017 issue

Cover story…

Catholics could be branded “extremists” under the British government’s sweeping new counter-terror strategy, says Dennis Sewell

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Mgr Keith Barltrop offers a way forward for gay Catholics

Jonathan Wright on Anthony Burgess, lapsed Catholic bore

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Nick Hallett asks if five-minute sermons can fill empty pews

Colin Brazier is thrown off his horse

Fr Raymond de Souza urges the Australian Church must hold its nerve

Greg Watts asks why we care so little for seafarers

Ireland is booming, says William Cash, so why does it fill me with despair?

Mary Kenny is cheered up by good-looking royals

Simon Caldwell meets one of Germany’s most hated women

Francis Phillips reviews Cardinal Sarah’s The Power of Silence

Pastor Iuventus visits a school churning out vocations

Piers Paul Read says Tom Stoppard was an ideal flatmate

Fr Ronald Rolheiser on what those who visit prostitutes are really seeking

Plus 12 pages of news and analysis and much more.

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