Tag: Curia

BA discusses media challenges due to coronavirus with Archbishop Scicluna

Archbishop Scicluna spoke about the need for better quality in local broadcasting, in general as well as about the difficulties brought about by the pandemic for the media since advertising on which media organisations depend has decreased.

Church suspends priest from his public duties

The Church has ordered a priest to refrain from public ministry while the court proceedings take place, after he was charged in court.

All pilgrimages for 2020 cancelled

A Curia spokesperson confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt that the decision to cancel all religious pilgrimages scheduled till the end of 20202 comes after the recent coronavirus developments.

Curia announces times for masses as some parishes introduce online booking

An online booking system developed by the Archdiocese of Malta, is also being used by a number of parishes.

Photos: The Old Church in Birkirkara set for restoration

Agreement signed by Archdiocese and Restoration Directorate

Parish priests suspend funeral contributions

70 parish priests of the Archdiocese of Malta have suspended the financial contribution given to the priest for the funeral service.

Watch: Prayers and reflections with Archbishop Scicluna on Maundy Thursday

This year due to the coronavirus situation instead of the pilgramage to seven different churches on Maundy Thursday, the public is being invited to follow the prayers through bradcasting on television and also online as the Archidiocese of Malta has made accessible all the Holy Week celebrations in Maltese and English on Newsbook.com.mt and through soter.kinisja.mt

New dates for Church Schools Ballots; Event to be streamed

The video of the ballots will remain available for future reference, the Curia said.

Watch: ‘Together from a distance’ children’s video aims to allay coronavirus...

The Kummissjoni Djoċesana Tfal (Children's Diocesan Commission) within the Archbishop's Curia and the children who are part of this commission have sent a message to these children who may be lonely or worried because of the current situation through a video called 'Magħqudin flimkien mill-bogħod' (Together from a Distance).

Church Schools ballots postponed

The Archbishop's Curia explained that the first ballots that are being postponed are the Participation Ballots for girls and boys for admission into Form 1 and the Participation Ballot for girls for admission into Year 1. These ballots were going to be held on 26 March.