What’s inside this week’s magazine?

Our July 14, 2017 issue

Cover story…

Damian Thompson says the Church is once again gripped by a 1970s-style factionalism

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Marco Tosatti on Cardinal Meisner’s final hours

Don’t blame me for May’s election disaster, says David Goodhart

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Nick Hallett asks if anyone cares for priests

Alex Polizzi on why she owes her grandfather everything

John Charmley says today’s universities would make Newman weep

Quentin de la Bédoyère wonders if Ian Brady is in hell

Luke Coppen meets Shanker Singham, Brexit’s Catholic Mr Fixit

Mary Kenny on how Charlie Gard united the world

Laura Freeman explores the hidden symbolism of David Jones

David Scrase is entranced by Raphael’s drawings

Pastor Iuventus is convinced that God plays hide-and-seek

Harry Mount says Britain has become a nation of boasters

Fr Ronald Rolheiser on why it’s so hard to really understand grace

Plus 12 pages of news and analysis and much more.

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