Latest Issue: 21 November 2015
21 November 2015
Digital/PDF Version
Previous Issues
Tablet Subscription
Weekly E-Newsletter
Please complete the form correctly!
Support The Tablet
Support The Tablet
Christmas offer
Christmas offer


09 February 2015 11:47 by Abigail Frymann Rouch

Pope Francis paid a surprise visit yesterday to homeless people living in a shanty town on the outskirts of Rome.

07 February 2015 15:42 by Hannah Roberts in Rome

Pope Francis was wrong when he said it was acceptable to smack children, and should revise what he said, a British abuse survivor advising the Vatican on child protection has insisted.

06 February 2015 12:22 by Liz Dodd, Joanna Moorhead

The Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt has questioned whether nuns make good teachers.

06 February 2015 12:10 by Staff reporter

A judge has said priests and imams could be committing the offence dating from the nineteenth century of “spiritual influence” if they instruct congregations to vote for certain candidates.

06 February 2015 12:08 by Sarah Mac Donald in Dublin

Talks aimed at reconciling a leading Irish advocate of church reform with Rome were due to be held in Dublin this week.

06 February 2015 12:07 by Joanna Moorhead

A pro-life charity said this week it plans to raise funds to help two Catholic midwives now facing a six-figure bill for costs following a recent unsuccessful legal battle over their being forced to supervise nurses involved with abortion procedures.

06 February 2015 11:30 by CNS

The Speaker of the US House of Representatives announced on Thursday that Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress during his visit to the east coast of the US in September.

05 February 2015 18:07 by Liz Dodd

Senior Vatican officials have been denied entry to India to attend the national assembly of its bishops’ conference, which began on Tuesday.

05 February 2015 15:07 by Liz Dodd

Pope Francis has ordered the world’s bishops to co-operate fully with the Vatican’s new abuse commission which has been tasked with improving the child protection procedures.

05 February 2015 13:10 by Abigail Frymann Rouch, CNS

Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero will most likely be beatified in San Salvador within the next five months and canonised by 2017, according to a campaigner close to the martyred prelate’s cause for sainthood.