Monthly Archives: May 2018

On Chesil Beach

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    Direttur:          Dominic Cooke

    Atturi:              Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff, Samuel  West, Billy Howle, Bebe Cave, Adrian Scarborough, Jonjo O’Neil  u Philip Labey

    Ħin tal-Film:    110 min

    Maħruġ minn KRS Releasing Ltd

    KLASSIFIKA TAĊ-ĊENSURA:                 15

    KLASSIFIKA TAL-KNISJA:                      15

    Ninsabu fis-sena 1962, Edward  Mayhew u Florence Ponting kienu qegħdin iqattgħu qamar l-għasel fil-kwiet f’Chesil Beach fil-Kanal Ingliż…

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    Direttur:          José Padilha

    Atturi:              Rosamund Pike, Daniel Brùhl, Eddie Marsan, Ben Schnetzer, Lior Ashkenazi, Denis Mènochet, Mark Ivanir, Peter Sullivan, Andrea Deck u Nonso Anozie 

    Ħin tal-Film:    107 min

    Maħruġ minn KRS Releasing Ltd

    KLASSIFIKA TAĊ-ĊENSURA:                 12A

    KLASSIFIKA TAL-KNISJA:                      12

    Fis-27 ta’ Ġunju tal-1976, żewġ hijackers, affiljati mal-Front Popolari Għall-Liberazzjoni tal-Palestina, u Wilfred Bòse u Brigette Kuhimann, żewġ Ġermaniżi li kienu jissimpatizzaw mal-kawża Palestinjana, jaħtfu ajruplan tal-Ajru Franċiż, b’248 passiġġier…

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Live: Archbishop to present Maltese translation of Pope’s latest apostolic exhortation ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’


  • L-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna llejla ser jagħti preżentazzjoni u jniedi l-verżjoni bil-Malti tal-Eżortazzjoni Appostolika l-ġdida tal-Papa Franġisku Gaudete et Exsultate (Ifirħu u Thennew).

    Il-preżentazzjoni ser issir issir fis-7pm, fil-bitħa ċentrali tas-Seminarju tal-Arċisqof, tal-Virtù, ir-Rabat. Fi tmiem il-preżentazzjoni l-Arċisqof ser imexxi mument ta’ talb. Il-pubbliku huwa mistieden jattendi.

    F’din l-eżortazzjoni, il-Papa Franġisku jitkellem dwar is-sejħa għall-qdusija fid-dinja tal-lum…

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Pope Francis entrusts Archbishop Scicluna with another mission in Chile

Statement issued by the Holy See Press Office

  • By the end of this week, as planned, His Holiness Pope Francis will greet a group of Chilean priests at Casa Santa Marta.

    In order for the process of reparation and healing of the victims of abuse to proceed, in the coming days, at the request of Pope Francis, Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Mgr Jordi Bertomeu will return to Chile, this time on a mission in the Diocese of Osorno…

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‘I ask that the same mercy that God has shown you, you would in turn show to your parishioners’ – The Archbishop to the new Parish Priest of Ħal Tarxien

Mass on the installation of Fr Christopher Ellul as the new Archpriest of the Annunciation of Our Lord Parish, Ħal Tarxien

  • L-omelija tal-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna


  • Knisja Parrokkjali, Ħal Tarxien
    25 ta’ Mejju 2018

    Kull meta tħares lejn il-poplu ta’ Ħal Tarxien —li llum huwa afdat f’idejk bħala ragħaj, missier u parti mill-familja— ftakar fl-isem għażiż li tawk ommok u missierek, Christopher: dak li jwassal u jġorr lil Ġesù, dak li jġorr lil Kristu f’qalbu biex iwasslu lil kull persuna li jiltaqa’ miegħu…

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Bishops and doctors welcome rejection of euthanasia in Portugal

  •  The bishops of Portugal have welcomed the rejection of the legalisation of euthanasia in Portugal, with the spokesman for the bishops conference claiming it was “a victory for life, in its full sense”.

     Fr. Manuel Barbosa said: “The elimination of life should never have been put to the vote.”

    Parliament narrowly rejected a law proposed by the Socialist Party which would have legalised euthanasia…

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The Gospel of the day: 31st May

  • Visitation of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth – Feast

    Saint Luke 1:39-56 

    Mary set out in those days and travelled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elisabeth. When Elisabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elisabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, “Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? …

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Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Alfred Xuereb arrives in South Korea

  • Archbishop Mgr Alfred Xuereb (4th from left), Apostolic Nuncio to South Korea was welcomed by bishops on arrival in Seoul on May 27.


  • The new apostolic nuncio South Korean has conveyed the support of Pope Francis for peace and reconciliation on the peninsula and pledged to further the unity of the country’s Catholics and pastors with the Holy See…

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Will St George defeat the dragon of unbridled development?

Reaction by the Church Environment Commission to the proposed development at St George's Bay

  • The Church Environment Commission (KA) feels that the proposed development by
    db Group at St George’s Bay runs roughshod over a planning system that is meant to create and serve sustainable communities. This is symptomatic of a planning system which is fast being dismantled to make way to a system in which priority is obviously being given to individual projects rather than to community needs – a clear consequence of ill-advised policies and controversial decisions…

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The Gospel of the day: 30th May

  • Saint Mark 10:32-45 

    The disciples were on the way, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus went ahead of them. They were amazed, and those who followed were afraid. Taking the Twelve aside again, he began to tell them what was going to happen to him. “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death and hand him over to the Gentiles who will mock him, spit upon him, scourge him, and put him to death, but after three days he will rise.” 

    Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” He replied, “What do you wish me to do for you?” They answered him, “Grant that in your glory we may sit one at your right and the other at your left.” Jesus said to them, “You do not know what you are asking…

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