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War and peace

The ongoing conflict between warring parties is the modern and sad state of South Sudan. [attach...

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The joy of Mass

Traditionally in Malta, Holy Week starts with the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. Once again, we have just...

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Ombudsman’s recommendations

I refer to the editorial ‘Parliament fails Ombudsman’ (April 22). The public administration...

Hearts of stone

Our people are being gripped by a great worry: what is life, what is a person, what is the transcendent and God?...

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Quote or misquote?

The dynamic duo of these pages, the Two Johnnies – Azzopardi and Guillaumier – write these days,...

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Trusted persons

The Director of Information tells us it is not true people occupying “positions of trust hold...

Harmony destroyed

In the story of the creation, God insists upon showing His pleasure at everything He had just created. Indeed,...

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Charges against Julian Assange

The long-overdue arrest of Wiki-Leaks founder Julian Assange paves the way for him to face serious charges of an...

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Dodgy arguments

I have just seen Alistair Campbell’s article (‘Jeremy Hunt, one Europe”, April 17). The...

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Tumas Fenech Foundation for Education in Journalism

I refer to the article by Fr Joe Borg titled ‘Political geese and journalistic gander’, carried in...

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60th anniversary of priestly ordination

On March 17 my Capuchin confrere, Fr Joe Mallia, celebrated the 60th anniversary of his priestly ordination....

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Poor and needy pensioners

I retired at 61 with a Treasury pension and a social security pension. When my wife retired, my social...

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Nadine Lia: Clean professional conduct

I feel compelled to write with reference to the article titled ‘Soon-to-be-magistrate faced Justice...

Heritage disasters occur in Malta too

The tragedy at Notre-Dame Cathedral last week reminded me of the destruction of heritage close to home. After...

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Fake leader

While addressing members of the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, the leader of half of the...

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Blessing

During a recent visit to the Polin, the museum of Polish Jews history, I came across a profound inscription that...

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Watch gift

I was astonished when reading that Reinhard Grindel was found to have accepted a €6,000-watch as a gift from...

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In shambles

Allow me to thank all those concerned for the recent and much-needed road repairs at St Paul’s...

Qawra slipway

[attach id=712039 size="medium" align="right"][/attach] A request was lodged at Transport Malta in the...

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Abortion and conscience

I refer to Martin Scicluna’s ‘Conscience and choice’ (April 3). The Pope has just...