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  • Archbishop’s engagements

    9.15am The Archbishop presides over a Curia senior staff meeting at his residence, Attard. 3.30pm The Archbishop participates in a live programme on RTK. Wednesday 10am The Archbishop presides over a meeting of the College of Parish Priests at Dar...

  • Driver, 79, ‘is critical’

    A 79-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital after crashing into a parked car yesterday morning. The woman was driving a Fiat in Triq iż-Żejtun, Marsaxlokk, when she lost control of her car and crashed into a parked Toyota at around...

  • Internal turmoil

    Today’s readings: Jeremiah 20,7-9; Romans 12,1-2; Matthew 16, 21-27. Living up to one’s faith commitment is no joke and not at all easy. In times and contexts when being Christian was almost a cultural phenomenon, the demands mostly highlighted...

  • Miniatures exhibition

    Miniatures exhibition

    An exhibition featuring miniature-size replicas of the statue of Għajnsielem’s patron saint, Our Lady of Loreto, and church ornaments seen in the sanctuary during the village feast, will be open today at the Parish Home in Pjazza Indipendenza,...

  • Plan for joint programme on iGaming industry

    A diploma and degree programme for the iGaming industry will be jointly developed by the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology and Domain Academy of Higher Education following the signing of a memorandum of understanding by the two sides.

  • Announcements

    CARMELO ANCILLERI and PAULINE TONNA August 30, 1964 Happy 50th wedding anniversary, dear mum and dad. With love and gratitude for all your support over the years, from Sina and Stephen, Nathalie and Romeo, Nadia and Donald. Lots of love to our...

  • EU leaders agree on new team, threaten more Russia sanctions

    EU leaders agree on new team, threaten more Russia sanctions

    • Ukrainian leader Poroshenko seeks help against Russia • Poland’s Tusk, Italian Mogherini appointed Council President and Foreign Policy Chief • France warns no time to waste to halt slide into war EU leaders will threaten Russia with new...

  • ‘Attempt to deceive’

    Malta’s unemployment rate, which has been among the lowest in the EU for a number of years, has remained stable only because the government employed 2,000 people in the civil service in the past year, the Nationalist Party said. It said the public...

  • Guarding our heart

    Guarding our heart

    Christianity is no soap opera. It is a call for each one of us to yield to a grace that transforms. We are not transformed by a dose of profound theological dogma, or by the intense studies of sociologists or the wisdom of philosophers. Neither...

  • Organ donor recruitment campaign

    Organ donor recruitment campaign

    Donating one’s organs after death is a way to offer a better quality of life, or even a new life, to people in need. A campaign to encourage more people to enrol as organ donors is being organised in parishes around Gozo by the Order of Malta...

  • EU pushing the limits for vehicle emissions control

    EU pushing the limits for vehicle emissions control

    Saving several hundred euros a year on fuel for your car is an attractive proposal for anyone with added benefits of cleaner air. High fuel consumption is directly related to polluting emissions, and more fuel efficient cars mean lower bills for...

  • Marian Harding

    The Malta Floral Club writes: Marian Harding had a great love for the Malta Floral Club and the club owes much to Marian. She was involved in the club for well over 48 years, practically from its inception. She first served as secretary and then...

  • Lesotho PM blames coup on army, flees to South Africa

    Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane yesterday accused his country’s army of staging a coup against him and fled to neighbouring South Africa, which condemned the military’s action and called for a peaceful settlement. Early morning gunfire was...

  • Cremona: there is no need to pray publicly

    Cremona: there is no need to pray publicly

    The Archbishop believes it would be “more worthwhile” for people to pray at home rather than hold a public prayer meeting on Wednesday to support the Church’s leadership, a Curia spokesman said yesterday. The spokesman was reacting to plans by a...

  • Quotes and news

    Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako, head of the Chaldean Catholic church in Iraq said: “Iraqi Christians, along with other minorities, have received a fatal blow at the core of their lives and existence, whether through displacing more than 100,000...

  • Coming up

    • The feast of Our Lady of Loreto is being celebrated in Għajnsielem today. At 9am, Loreto Archbishop Giovanni Tonucci will concelebrate Mass. Marches will be played at 5.30pm by the Ite ad Joseph band and at 6.30pm by the St Joseph band. Solemn...

  • A sky full of stars

    A sky full of stars

    Late summer is a great time to see the Milky Way. The occasional spell of cooler weather creates better viewing conditions as it sweeps away the stagnant and moist air which characterises our Mediterranean summers. Look towards the south as from...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Malta & Gozo: 9am – noon New British Dispensary, 109/110, St John Street, Valletta;Vivien Pharmacy, Patri Magri Street, Marsa;Anici Pharmacy, Anici Street, Qormi;St Helen Pharmacy, Tumas Fenech Street, Birkirkara;Mayer Pharmacy, 33, Ta’ Xbiex...

  • Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan intelligence agency

    Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan intelligence agency

    Taliban suicide bombs hit an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in an eastern city yesterday, killing six people, and insurgents shot dead another 11 in the west, in an upsurge of violence as foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from...

  • Support line makes call for help after being inundated

    Support line makes call for help after being inundated

    A woman who needed psychological help on Monday night dialled supportline 179 – but the line was constantly busy. A spokeswoman for the Foundation for Social Welfare Services, which runs the line, later confirmed that on the night in question the...