Monthly Archives: September 2012

Former Papal butler’s trial initiated

Pope Benedict's former butler Paolo Gabriele

The trial against former Papal butler, Paolo Gabriele and Secretary of State employee Claudio Sciarpelletti opened on Saturday, during which the Vatican Court ruled that the accused will be tried separately on charges of aggravated theft of private documents and aiding and abetting a crime, respectively.

The trial is linked to the leaking of the Holy Father’s personal and private documents to Italian press, which first came to light in March last.  … Read more »

October 1-7


10.00 a.m.        The Archbishop celebrates Mass on Day for the Elderly, at St. Theresa’s church, B’Kara.


10.00a.m.         The Archbishop meets the parish priest Can. Anton Galea Scannura , at the Curia in preparation for his pastoral visit to the parish of Kalkara.

11:00a.m.         The Archbishop meets H.E. Mgr Selim Sayegħ, Bishop of Jordan… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 30th September

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mark 9,38-43.45.47-48

John said to him, ‘Master, we saw someone who is not one of us driving out devils in your name, and because he was not one of us we tried to stop him.’ But Jesus said, ‘You must not stop him; no one who works a miracle in my name could soon afterwards speak evil of me… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 29th September

John 1, 47-51

When Jesus saw Nathanael coming he said of him, ‘There, truly, is an Israelite in whom there is no deception.’ Nathanael asked, ‘How do you know me?’ Jesus replied, ‘Before Philip came to call you, I saw you under the fig tree.’ Nathanael answered, ‘Rabbi, you are the Son of God, you are the king of Israel.’ Jesus replied, ‘You believe that just because I said: I saw you under the fig tree… Read more »

Millions spent on restoration

Nhar il-Ġimgħa 28 ta’ Settembru saret konferenza tal-aħbarijiet barra l-knisja arċipretali tal-Birgu. Indirizzaw din il-konferenza Dun Joe Cilia, Arċipriet tal-Birgu, is-Sur Ray Bonnici, Property Manager u Mons. Anton Portelli, Segretarju Amministrattiv tal-Kurja. F’dawn l-aħħar sentejn il-Knisja f’Malta nefqet aktar minn €4 miljun f’restawr, manutenzjoni u spejjeż kapitali ohra fil-parroċċi. Dan minħabba bini antik u l-obbligi li jeżistu biex dan il-patrimonju jiġi mħares… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 28th September

Luke 9, 18-22

Now it happened that he was praying alone, and his disciples came to him and he put this question to them, ‘Who do the crowds say I am?’ And they answered, ‘Some say John the Baptist; others Elijah; others again one of the ancient prophets come back to life.’ ‘But you,’ he said to them, ‘who do you say I am?’ It was Peter who spoke up… Read more »

Welcome Home

On Tuesday, 23rd of September 2012, young volunteers were greeted at St Vincent de Paule Residence by Archbishop Paul Cremona on their return from voluntary missions this summer. The volunteers shared their experiences with the residents of the Home and accompanied them to a social evening in the central Piazza.

Over the summer months, more than 350 young people took part in voluntary projects in Malta and another 12 countries around the world… Read more »

Courtesy visit by the U.S. Ambassador

Nhar l-Erbgħa 26 ta’ Settembru 2012, saret żjara ta’ kortesija lill-Arcisqof Pawlu Cremona O.P, mill-E.T. Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, Ambaxxatriċi tal-Istati Uniti. Il-laqgħa saret fl-uffiċċju tal-Arċisqof, il-Kurja.

Agħfas fuq ir-ritratti biex tkabbar. Ir-ritratti tal-attivitajiet tal-Arċisqof jistgħu jinxtraw mill-ħanut PHOTOCITY, il-Belt… Read more »