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31 July 2014 by Fr Christopher Jamison OSB 0

The idea of bankers’ swearing a financial version of the Hippocratic Oath first surfaced in 2009 and I wrote about it in The Tablet a year later when the Future of Banking commission recommended a medical model of ethics for financial services.

29 July 2014 by Jamie Callison 0

Reviewing for The Tablet can be a dangerous business. The danger rises exponentially if you happen to be reviewing in the 1950s and fall foul of the famously caustic contributor, Evelyn Waugh.

25 July 2014 by Robert Ewan 0

The Christian community in Mosul, northern Iraq, one of the oldest in the world, has fled the city en masse. After the Islamic State (IS) issued an ultimatum giving them until noon on 19 July to convert to Islam, pay a tax, leave, or be killed, many fled the city and chose the uncertainty and hand-to-mouth existence of being displaced.

24 July 2014 by Danny Sullivan 0

It is ten years since the Church began reporting annually on allegations of abuse received by the Catholic Church in England and Wales and on standards of safeguarding.

27 June 2014 by Dr Lincoln Harvey 0

The World Cup is now well under way. We’ve had some brilliant games and some wonderful goals. It is shaping up to be a great tournament. But is there a way for us to use the World Cup in our evangelism? The short answer is yes. But we should be very careful. No one likes a spoilsport.

17 July 2014 by Ed Rennie0

There are an awful lot of Aunt Sally arguments going around aimed at discrediting the case against euthanasia and assisted suicide.

17 July 2014 by Francis McDonagh0

The conviction on 5 July of two former commanders in Argentina’s military dictatorship for the 1976 murder of Enrique Angelelli, bishop of La Rioja, marks another step towards clarifying the history of the dictatorship, and in particular the relations between the military regime and the Catholic Church.

15 July 2014 by Mgr Mark Langham 15

The vote by the Church of England to ordain women as bishops changes nothing in its official relations with the Catholic Church. And yet it changes a great deal.

11 July 2014 by Garth Blake QC 2

Anglican clergy in Australia are no longer compelled to keep confessions of serious crimes confidential, following a decision made by the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia last week.

03 July 2014 by Ben Ryan 11

Francis has a real and instinctive gift for reaching out to people and it has been met with astonishing positivity by the Western media.