Ursula Halligan writes as a member of the official Irish delegation at the four-day meeting in Brussels, in February, to mark the Continental Phase of Pope Francis’ Synodal Pathway.
On the evening of Friday, 30 September, Ms Marion Coy, former head of the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, now part of Atlantic Technical University, launched the latest book from Dominican Publications
David Begg analyses the achievements of Finland, recognised as the happiest country in the world, measured by such indicators as perceptions of corruption, generosity, freedom to make life choices, healthy life expectancy, social support and GDP per capita. His analysis is particularly relevant in view of Finland having endured two grinding wars with the Soviet Union and being again under threat because of the Russian invasion of neighbouring Ukraine.
In Memoriam of former Tablet Editor, John Wilkins who passed away aged 86 on Tuesday, 26th April. Witten by Doctrine and Life Editor, Bernard Treacy OP.
Christians are often blamed for being so concerned for the next life that they ignore the value and beauty of the world around them. They are blamed for being so interested in being saved from the world, that they do not care for saving the planet. This caricature is unjust, but we have to admit that many Christians have adopted such a strange attitude to the material world that it is easy to see how the caricature has arisen. Thomas O'Loughlin writes that in order to be the People of God we have, first, to become the people of love. To be the people of God we have, first, to become the People of the Creation.
T.P. O’Mahony examines the John Lennon song, ‘Imagine’, concluding that, in spite of its claims, religion remains one of the most important aspects of human life in the twenty-first century.9.