Malta│Changes of Society and Church

Credit/Source:  / Wednesday, October 12, 2011 , by KUrt-Sansone Changing norms of society hurting Church’s bottom line Calling the faithful: The Church needs more support as it contends with falling income and higher expenditures. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier  With donations and collections forming the bulk of the Maltese Catholic Church income, the […]

Humanity First: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Malta Contributed in Humanitarian Aid for Libya: Service to mankind a condition of Bai’t

“My aim and the desired objective is to serve the mankind”  (Promised Messiah as, the Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community) Laiq Ahmed Atif, president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Malta presented food items together with milk and water to the Civil Protection Department, as a Humanitarian Aid for Libya. He met […]

The disintegration of society

Source/Credit: The Times / Malta/ Tuesday, August 16, 2011/ By: Albert Fenech Learn the lessons of history but, unfortunately, we never do. The eventual ending of the world, of our planet earth, has been predicted since man contrived the written word and, subsequently, has been expounded in a million and one […]

The value of true leadership

 Source/Credit: The Malta Independent  Online: By Caroline Galea  14.08.2011/Photo: Google images I never cease to be amazed by how one  comment from a colleague or even a  complete stranger can set my mind  racing in a multitude of different  directions. This happened to me recently  when during a social gathering […]

Church’s popularity at all-time low

  Source/Credit: The Malta Independent Online: By Stephen Calleja 14.08.2011/Photo: Google images The fact that two priests committed serious and heinous crimes does not entitle us to put all members of the clergy in the same basket. There are weirdoes and perverts in every profession and social sector. And to […]

Malta: Priests found guilty of child abuse

Credit/Source: The Times of Malta: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Two priests have been sentenced to six years and five years, respectively, after being convicted of sexually abusing boys at St Joseph Home in Hamrun. They have given notice of appeal. Fr Charles Pulis was sentenced to six years in jail after nine cases […]

Whither the Church in Malta?

Source: The Times of Malta: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 , by Louise Cilia The message the letter by Fr Renè Camilleri (July 23) titled Country (And Church) That Never Grow Up conveys is of topical interest to us in Malta, especially in the light of the recent divorce referendum result. Fr […]

Editorial: Should we fear the far right?

Source/Credit: The Times of Malta / Sunday 31 July 2011 Since that fateful day in September 2001, the definition of the word ‘terrorism’ has been somewhat revised by the popular press to refer almost exclusively to Islamic fundamentalism. Western governments’ intelligence work, and the media spotlight, has focused almost exclusively on […]