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06 August 2014 by Tobias Winright 3

This week marks the 69th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs by the United States on Hiroshima and Nagasaki (August 6 and 9).

05 August 2014 by D. J. Kearney 1

Can prayer bring an end to conflict? Can it stop the slaughter and mayhem in Gaza or Ukraine played out – rather voyeuristically - on our TV screens everyday? Do the people caught up in the violence and killing listen to the appeals of religious leaders for prayer?

01 August 2014 by Jamie Callison 1

One hundred years ago on Monday, Britain declared war on Germany and the First World War commenced. A generation was laid waste. Yet, The Tablet reporting of the lead-up to the declaration – operating, of course, without the benefit of hindsight – was unable to anticipate the war’s global consequences.

01 August 2014 by Muhammad Abdul Bari 1

This week Muslims around the world have been marking Eid al-Fitr, the post-Ramadan celebration; the time for showing gratitude to God for giving us the fast, with its physical and spiritual benefits.

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 1

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.

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.