To celebrate its 175th anniversary this year The Tablet, with the support of the Bible Society, is offering four £1,000 awards to individuals and charities that through their work respond to the Pope’s call

Francis to US bishops: be gentle, dry tears and forget tricky doctrines Free

23 September 2015 | by Christopher Lamb in Washington | Comments: 1
In a remarkable papal speech that was at times poetic and characterised throughout by a gentle tone, Pope Francis laid out a new pastoral framework for the American bishops

Foodbanks remain a candle in the darkness despite scaremongering Free

21 September 2015 | by Fr Tim Byron | Comments: 0
Fr Tim Byron SJ discusses recent reports in the national press that foodbanks are being used by drug addicts to feed their habits

Anglican Communion not terminal, just in need of attention Free

18 September 2015 | by Archbishop David Moxon | Comments: 1
The meeting of Primates announced by Archibishop Justin Welby is not a crisis point but a chance to carry out some long overdue relationship counselling for the different view points in the Anglican church today

Too early to call time on the Anglican Communion Free

17 September 2015 | by Mgr Mark Langham | Comments: 0
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

Windmills, worship and warmongers at the world's largest arms fair Free

09 September 2015 | by Sarah Reader | Comments: 2
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

Will a picture wake us from our slumber over refugee crisis Free

07 September 2015 | by Chris McDonnell | Comments: 1
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

Kiribati: Living in the eye of the climate change storm Free

03 September 2015 | by Archbishop Dr John Sentamu | Comments: 0
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

Ratzinger's student circle speaks of love and the contemporary drift into atheism Free

02 September 2015 | by Dr D Vincent Twomey | Comments: 0
Rev Dr D Vincent Twomey provides 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

What does Paul mean by 'wives, submit to your husbands'? Free

31 August 2015 | by Nicholas King SJ | Comments: 4
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.

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