The Tablet

Archived since 16 May 1840
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9,352 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 8000 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.

Latest Issue

The custodians of tradition

The role of the bishop is to be ‘traditionis custos’. But what is ‘tradition’ and what does it mean to exercise ‘custodianship’?/ BY ERIK VARDEN

Listening to understand

A palliative care physician draws on a lifetime of conversations to describe how to make someone feel not only listened to, but heard / BY KATHRYN MANNIX

Faces in the dust

This month, London has played host to hearings investigating the alleged genocide against the Uyghurs by the Chinese government / BY CHRISTIAN TYLER

A plan that ignores the human factor

Boris Johnson has announced a plan to reform social care ‘once and for all’. Some argue that he has failed to address any of the vital issues / BY TERRY PHILPOT

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  • First Issue: 16 May 1840
  • Latest Issue: 18 September 2021
  • Issue Count: 9,352
  • Page Count: 275,372
  • Published: Weekly
  • ISSN: 2059-6855

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