Monthly Archives: May 2015

Cardinal Parolin: ethics and morals required in economics

  • This week a major international conference titled: “The new climate economy, exploring how economic growth and sustainability can go hand-in-hand” was held at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (Santa Croce) in Rome.  The conference was held under the joint sponsorship of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Holy See, with the cooperation of the World Resources Institute and the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate…

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The Gospel of the day: 21st May

  • Saint John 17:20-26 Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed saying: “I pray not only for them, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, so that they may all be one, as you, Father, are in me and I in you, that they also may be in us, that the world may believe that you sent me…
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A Little Chaos

  • **** Direttur: Alan Rickman Atturi: Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Helen McCrory, Jennifer Ehle, Steven Waddington u Pauline Moran Ħin tal-Film: 117 min Klassifika taċ-Ċensura: 12A Klassifika tal-Knisja: 15
      L-istorja tal-film teħodna fis-sena 1682 fejn niltaqgħu ma’ Sabine De Barra,  armla u b’riedha qawwija u b’sengħa li tippjana wesgħat miksija bil-ħaxix, siġar u sġajriet. Fl-aħħar wasal il-jum li  taqta’ xewqietha…
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All that Glitters is not Gold – Reaction to the Proposal for the Construction of a University in M’scala

  • The Interdiocesan Commission for the Environment (KA) has followed the developments in the case of the proposed building of a University at Zonqor Point, and is concerned on various points which are discussed below. The KA is absolutely not against any attempt at improving the education sector and at providing wider opportunities in the academic field.

    Procedures for the granting of land in the framework of a land-use strategy

    The Commission is surprised that while Government issues tenders for small parcels of land or buildings, in the case of the Zonqor Point project it has decided to choose an investor and grant 90 tumoli of land without any kind of competition…

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Ecumenical Service

  • A Diocesan Ecumenical Service is being held tomorrow, Thursday 21st May 2015, at 6.30pm, in preparation for the feast of Pentecost.
      The service will be held at Sarria Church, Floriana. Mgr Lawrence Gatt will preside over the service.
      The public is invited to participate.
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Pope condemns corruption in speech to Italian bishops

  • Pope Francis renewed his condemnation of the practice and culture of corruption on Monday. The Holy Father’s denunciation came during the course of remarks he made to open the annual General Assembly of the Italian Bishops’ Conference – remarks that centered on the need to recover “Ecclesial sensitivity.”
      “Ecclesial sensitivity,” involves, “taking on Christ’s attitudes of humility, compassion, mercy, concreteness and wisdom,” said Pope Francis…
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The Gospel of the day: 20th May

  • Saint John 17:11b-19 Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed, saying: “Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one just as we are. When I was with them I protected them in your name that you gave me, and I guarded them, and none of them was lost except the son of destruction, in order that the scripture might be fulfilled…
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Fury Road

  • *** Direttur: George Miller Atturi: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Riley Keough, Zoe Kravitz u Abbey Lee Ħin tal-Film: 120 min Klassifika taċ-Ċensura: 15 Klassifika tal-Knisja: 18 Fis-sena 2060, wara numru ta’ katastrofi mad-dinja kollha li kkawżaw ir-rovina taċ-ċivilta’,  niltaqgħu ma’ Max  li darba kien membru ta’ dawk li kienu jgħassu t-toroq ewlenin. Issa jinsab igħix waħdu  wara li tilef il-membri kollha tal-familja f’wieħed mid-diżastri li farrak is-soċjeta` kif nafuha aħna llum…
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Get Hard

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    Direttur: Etan Cohen

    Atturi: Will Ferrell, Craig T. Nelson, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie

    Ħin: 100 minuti

    Klassifika taċ-Ċensura: 15

    Klassifika tal-Knisja: 18

    James King huwa stockbroker f’Los Angeles, kapaċi ħafna u li jaqlagħha tajjeb iżda inġenwu u soċjalment injorant. Għalkemm jaħseb li hu xi eroj ma’ jintebaħx kemm l-oħrajn iħarsu lejh bi stmerrija…

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Pope to Mideast nuns: pray for peace, persecuted

  • Saying he was giving them a “mission,”  Pope Francis has asked religious sisters from Bethlehem and the Middle East to pray for peace in the region and for two new Palestinian saints. 19th century Sister Miriam of Jesus Crucified Baouardy and Sister Marie-Alphonsine Ghattas were canonized in a big outdoor Mass presided by Pope Francis in St. Peter’s square on Sunday. Many of the Carmelite and Rosary sisters who had attended the canonization had flown into Rome from Jordan – on the same plane as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas who was also present as the two Palestinian religious were made saints.   In receiving the visiting nuns in the Clementine Hall in the Apostolic Palace Monday, Pope Francis said the president had told him the flight was “full of sisters!”  “Poor pilot,” the Pope chuckled…

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