- Trying to square the circle
The opening days of the Synod on the Family have revealed distinct differences of opinion between the participants. How can their commitment to church teaching be matched with compassion for those who struggle with it?
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- Nobel Prize: Nomadic priest that migrants call for help Fredrick Nzwili
- Synod's division bell rings for the devolution of power Christopher Lamb in Rome
- The Synod of tough words spoken softly Paul Vallely
The Archbishop's call for a meeting of the 38 Primates of the Anglican Communion is a clarion call not a death knell for the church, argues Mgr Mark Langham
Activist Sarah Reader reports on a week of direct action outside the Excel centre in London against Defence Security and Equipment International, the world's largest arms fair
A picture can moves in more ways than a many, many words can - and there is a hope that the death of a 3-year-old boy may go some way
For the people of the Pacific Rim, climate change is not just a crusade it is vital for their survival. But as the Archbishop of York witnessed this summer it may already be too late for many people on the 33 atolls that make up Kiribati
Rev Dr D Vincent Twomey provides thetablet.co.uk with an eye witness account of the Pope Emeritus's annual meeting for his former doctoral and post-doctoral students at the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo
The second reading for last Sunday caused something of a flutter, for it seemed to justify the views of those who regard women as inferior members of the human race.
New figures released by the Office for National Statistics have revealed that UK net migration has hit a record high, with 330,000 migrants in the year to March – an increase of 28 per cent.
This autumn we will see the Conservative Government attempt to introduce a trade union reform bill. All who believe that our life at work is an important part of our human flourishing should be very concerned about the Government’s plans.
The Kenyan Bishops’ Conference and the Kenyan Catholic Doctors Association (KCDA) have alleged that immunisation is being used as a cloak for covert contraception. This is their second foray into primary health care; in late 2014 they warned women against tetanus vaccination, followed in July 2015 by a boycott of oral polio vaccination (OPV) of children.
Years ago, as a practising Roman Catholic and a lawyer, I spoke to a canon lawyer about qualifying into his field. He told me I would contribute more by bringing the principles of my faith to mainstream law.