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Fr Joe Borg

In the best interest of the nation

Wednesday and Thursday of this week will see members of the European Parliament debate citizenship. The debate was sparked by the international media outcry against the plan of the Muscat government to sell Maltese – and as a consequence European...

Welcome to the porn revenge generation

It had to happen sooner or later. It has just happened. Whether it was sooner or later is irrelevant to the victims. Up till yesterday porn revenge was not a reality we had read about in the local context. There were cases of Maltese persons...

“Would you want to live here?” – a sequel

Patrick Cooke penned a very human and humane story in today’s Times of Malta. Titled “Would you want to live here?” he gave us an inside peek into the Hal Far open centre for irregular migrants. The story brings us in contact with fellow human...

Approval and opprobrium

During the past few weeks Bishop Charles Scicluna was the target of many attacks by those who were objecting to his stand about same-sex marriage and adoptions by gay couples. Bishop Scicluna was accused of acting in isolation from the other...

The Joy of the Gospel (3)

This is the third and final instalment with quotes taken from the Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation ‘The Joy of the Gospel. It should made good reading and reflection for this time of year. Warning for priests If he does not take time to hear God’s...

The Joy of the Gospel (2)

On December 4 I presented my readers with a few quotations from Pope Francis’s Apostolic exhortation “Evangelii Gaudium” (The Joy of the Gospel). I promised to do a sequel. A number of more pressing subject came in the way and I kept on postponing...

In the footsteps of Pope Francis

Auxiliary Bishop Mgr Charles Scicluna’s statement criticising legislative measures for adoptions by gay couples did not make him popular with several people as comments on timesofmalta.com show! Although one could easily notice that several people...

Was the lesson truly learnt?

These last few days saw quite a number of interesting developments on the sale of citizenship scheme (or to use the official name: Individual Investor Programme). This Sunday the Prime Minister said that they could have done things in a better...

Mandela, the hero and Yanukovych, the villian

I will not blame those who consider this title as almost blasphemous. How could I put those two personalities side by side in the same title? But bear with me and read my explanation. This morning I woke up to the news of Mandela’s death. One can...

The Joy of the Gospel

The publication by Pope Francis of the Apostolic Exhortation called “The Joy of the Gospel” generated, as such statements usually do, quite a stir. Pope Francis, thanks to his fresh approach to different issues, is still the media’s darling. His...

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