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Fr Joe Borg

Neither ‘too little’ nor ‘too much’

The Latvian run Ask.Fm web-site has always had a very bad reputation. With more than 40 million users worldwide the site is quite popular particularly with gullible and vulnerable young people. While most share questions and answers about pop...

Mutual kindness and respect

Today (Sunday August 4) is another sunny and hot day. Most Maltese will spend it swimming and/or sunbathing. Fortunately there are no demonstrations to deviate people’s bee line to the beeches. The supposedly pro-Government or anti-immigration...

The sweet taste of sugar in the evening

The Joseph Calleja 2013 concert held yesterday on the Granaries was a whopping success. The show was stolen by the great performances of Joseph Calleja and Zucchero. This was the first time I listened to Zucchero live in concert. I had missed the...

We are all disabled

I arrived in Windsor, England, the day after the birth of the royal baby.  Before some of my 'admirers' who regularly adulate me in this space and before that quality paper called l-Orizzont starts speculating and spinning some conspiracy...

L-Orizzont is not amused

On July 19 L-Orizzont l dedicated an entire editorial in my honour. The paper considers me such a threat that it used a whole editorial to launch a rabid attack against me. L-Orizzont described my last Sunday homily as a “useless panegyric” and an...

The politics of principle: a sequel

On June 22 I uploaded a blog titled: ‘The politics of principle’. I revisit it today just before (Wednesday 17) Dr Lawrence Gonzi will sing his swan song in Parliament. Following Dr Gonzi’s speech in Parliament, Prime Minister Muscat and Leader of...

Bad news from Ireland

During the early hours of last Friday,  the culture of death spread its territory. One hundred and twenty seven Irish parliamentarians voted for a bill euphemistically called Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. This bill does nothing of the...

Blog - Shame on you Prime Minister

By Fr Joe Borg At the point of writing, this website is reporting that, according to informed sources, the authorities have booked an Air Malta plane to ferry migrants to Mitiga airport in Tripoli at midnight and 4am. It is shameful of Dr Muscat...

The old will always be with us

Is it a piece of good news? Or is it a piece of bad news? I am not certain. Perhaps it is both a piece of good news and a piece of bad news. I refer to a news item I recently heard on the World Service of the BBC. It reported that a Court in China...

New agreement, yes; a misinformation campaign, no

Last April I dedicated my commentary in The Sunday Times to the 1992 agreement on marriage between the Holy See and the Government of Malta. I did not plan to write again on the subject as I do not consider it to be of great importance. I will not...

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