Archived since 16 May 1840
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9,453 issues

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Unique in its international coverage of religion, current affairs, politics, social issues and the arts, The Tablet is a weekly Catholic journal which has been reporting on events of significance for over 170 years.

Every week The Tablet provides in-depth and balanced coverage on a wide range of subjects and its contribution to topical issues is strengthened by its contributors: each issue contains the work of writers drawn from all over the world.

The complete archive, of over 9000 issues, is now available for institutional subscribers. Fully searchable and easily navigable, this is undoubtedly one of the best resources available for tracing the history of the Catholic Church and world events over the last 170 years.

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The Pope of encounter
The defining theme of this papacy marks a change of direction – from transmitting the truth to mutual learning / BY THOMAS BANCHOFF

Tales of the uninvited
A network of reform-minded Catholics has organised an alternative lay-led assembly to coincide with October’s Synod in Rome / BY SARAH MAC DONALD

How to fix Britain
Many people agree that the way Britain is governed is broken. But one signpost in the chaos and confusion of our politics remains standing / BY JULIA LANGDON

The papal tiara and the Welsh dragon
The Catholic Church is struggling to survive in a remote area in North Wales which currently has no resident priest for its 150 practising Catholics / BY ELENA CURTI 

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  • First Issue: 16 May 1840
  • Latest Issue: 23 September 2023
  • Issue Count: 9,453
  • Page Count: 278,792
  • Published: Weekly
  • ISSN: 2059-6855