The parish priests of Malta’s seventy parishes have just finished participating in a three-day intensive live-in seminar in listening skills. The training helps parish priests both to better undertake their mission as well as to prepare them for the Pastoral Plan the Archdiocese of Malta is expected to launch in the coming weeks. This Pastoral Plan will be based on the nurturing of four basis attitudes in the Church. These are: listening, welcoming, accompanying and reaching out.
In a press release, the Government explained that Family Minister Michael Falzon is currently on an official visit in Rome. There, he’s engaging in discussions with Italian Family Minister Elena Bonetti as well as officials from the Italian Central Authority for Adoption.
Enemalta plc in a Facebook status informed that certain difficulties were encountered within the electric supply system; "This resulted in shedding which led to disruptions in the electricity supply in some areas around the country," the company said.
The Maltese have been welcoming since the time of St. Paul’s shipwreck according to Pope Francis.
Austria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland and Slovenia backed a counter-proposal to France’s drive changing the process for taking in new members.
Some 3.9 million stateless people appear in the reporting of 78 countries, however the UN Refugee Agency estimates the actual total to be significantly higher.