The Full Wiki

The Tablet: Quiz


Question 1: Woodruff was followed as editor by the publisher and, like Woodruff, part owner Tom Burns, who served from ________ to 1982.

Question 2: In ________, Archbishop (later Cardinal) Hinsley sold the journal to a group of Catholic laymen.

Question 3: Catherine Pepinster, formerly executive editor of The Independent on Sunday, was appointed as the first female editor of the Tablet at the beginning of ________.

Question 4: A watershed came in 1968, when The Tablet took an editorial stance at odds with Pope Paul VI’s encyclical ________, which restated the traditional teaching against artificial contraception.
Humanae VitaeChristian views on contraceptionPope Benedict XVIPope John Paul II

Question 5: Contributors to its pages once included ________, Graham Greene, Pope Benedict XVI (as Cardinal Josef Ratzinger) and Pope Paul VI (as Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini).
Brideshead RevisitedBlack MischiefVile BodiesEvelyn Waugh

Question 6: From ________ to 1967 the editor was Douglas Woodruff, formerly of The Times, a historian and reputed wit whose hero was Hilaire Belloc.

Question 7: In ________, Franjo Seper, leader of the Holy Office, was reportedly amused when informed that The Tablet had demanded the suppression of his Congregation following the action it had taken against the Swiss theologian Hans Küng.

Question 8: The Tablet was launched in ________ by a Quaker convert to Catholicism, Frederick Lucas, just 10 years before the restoration of the Catholic hierarchy in England and Wales.
184019001920February 6

Question 9: The Tablet was owned by successive ________ for 67 years.
Archbishop of BirminghamArchbishop of WestminsterArchbishop of LiverpoolBishop of Salford

Question 10: For the first 28 years of its life, the Tablet was owned by the Catholic ________.


Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address