Tag: Malta

Be like the people of Malta – Pope Francis

Pope Francis urged the faithful to be like the people of Malta.

PM Robert Abela announces his new Cabinet

A statement issued by the Office of the Prime Minister has announced the new portfolios as assigned by Prime Minister Robert Abela.

Parish priests train in listening skills

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.

One step closer for adoptions from Italy

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.

Power cut due to fault at Delimara power plant

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.

Watch: The Maltese have been welcoming since St. Paul’s time –...

The Maltese have been welcoming since the time of St. Paul’s shipwreck according to Pope Francis.

Infrastructure Malta plants 8,719 trees in 2019

Originally, this project aimed to add 6,700 new trees in Malta by the end of last year.

Maltese place third in eating out

Malta was the third largest spender on eating out among all European Union (EU) countries in 2018.

Malta one of nine countries blocking France’s position on EU enlargement

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.

Malta joins global efforts to address statelessness

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.