COVER STORY — Catholics have a divine mandate to transform society. Here’s how to do it, says Tim Stanley ● Colin Brazier — If the washing machine breaks, my wife reaches for the spanner ● Abbot Hugh Allan — The joys of my ministry in the parishes of the South Atlantic ● Ann Widdecombe — I pray that our next priest will be a married ex-Anglican ● William Cash — History is as much about private dramas as it is about politics ● Fr Raymond de Souza — The cardinal helping the Vatican to avoid disaster in Venezuela ● Bonnie Lander Johnson — Alice Thomas Ellis: writer, cook, artist – but above all a Catholic ● Catherine Pepinster on the renovation of Joseph Hansom’s stunning Manchester church