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Church reform is forging ahead. In his Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis not only intensifies his criticism of capitalism and the fact that money rules the world, but speaks out clearly in favour of church reform “at all levels”.
A plaque was unveiled in Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey last Friday to commemorate the author and Christian apologist C S Lewis on the 50th anniversary of his death.
The Archbishop of Birmingham, Bernard Longley, strikes a conciliatory tone as he praises the work of Catholic charities caring for some of the city’s most vulnerable residents
Pope Francis unveiled his blueprint for a decentralised and more pastoral Church that is focused on the needs of those within and outside it rather than preoccupied with its own prestige.
The election of John F. Kennedy as the thirty-fifth President of the United States was a watershed for that country’s Catholics. Fifty 50 years after his assassination on 22 November 1963, these edited excerpts from our archive reveal how The Tablet reported the news, the reaction and the aftermath.
Archbishop Antonio Mennini’s address to the Bishops of England and Wales on Monday 11 November
Minister for Faith and Communities, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, says government is putting faith back into the heart of government.
Bishop Richard Moth delivers Harold Hood Lecture
Report by Baroness Butler-Sloss, Lord Carlile QC and Lord Brennan QC
Fr Timothy Radcliffe's Westminster Abbey lecture on Oscar Romero and his legacy