A Pilgrim Church – Responding in Uncertain Times


Having spent some thirty years (1980–2010) teaching religion at second level in a Dublin city school, I can confirm from personal experience many of the contentions about the steady decline of the influence of the Catholic Church as detailed in Derek Scally’s book The Best Catholics in the World and as it is reflected in the broad range of articles in response to its publication in the autumn 2022 issue of Studies.



Timothy Quinlan