The Tablet

Archived since 16 May 1840 Complete Archive

8,756 issues

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.

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The general gloom has stretched our national sense of humour to its limits. Yet the best of our political cartoonists have bravely struggled on / By Julia Langdon



Firm intentions

Elizabeth Anscombe, born a century ago this month, remains an influential figure in academic philosophy and in Catholic apologetics / By John Haldane



The Tablet Interview: James Runcie

The 'Grantchester' author and son of a former Archbishop of Canterbury on why he didn’t have far to go to find a model for his vicar detective / By Peter Stanford



A prayer for life

A writer once taunted by pro-lifers recently decided to join them in a prayer vigil outside an abortion clinic / By Laura Keynes

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  • First Issue: 16 May 1840
  • Latest Issue: 23 March 2019
  • Issue Count: 8,756
  • Page Count: 259,814
  • Published: Weekly
  • ISSN: 2059-6855

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