Church insists on decision against fireworks on its property

The Archdiocese of Malta has stuck to its decision not to allow fireworks to be let off from Church property.

Following the Archdiocese of Malta’s initial decision a few years ago, Church authorities had met to discuss the current situation with parish priests and various experts.

The Archdiocese would like to express its gratitude to a number of parishes and fireworks societies that accepted to adhere to the policy and found alternative venues for their fireworks displays.

You may read the full statement (in English) here.