Monthly Archives: February 2019

Full Speech: Archbishop Scicluna pledges to protect minors “at all costs”


  • Archbishop Scicluna, who delivered the second presentation at the meeting, entitled “Taking Responsibility for Processing Cases of Sexual Abuse and for Prevention of Abuse”, is the Archbishop  of  Malta  and  Adjunct  Secretary  of  the  Congregation  for  the Doctrine of the Faith.

    Day one of the event has “Responsibility” as its main theme…

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Instant Family

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    Direttur:          Sean Anders

    Atturi:              Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabella Moner, Margo Martindale, Julie Hagerty, Octavia Spencer, Tig Notaro u Gustavo Quiroz

    Ħin tal-Film:    119 min

    Maħruġ minn KRS Releasing Ltd

    KLASSIFIKA TAĊ-ĊENSURA:                             12A

    KLASSIFIKA TAL-KNISJA:                                  12

    Pete u Ellie Wagner, miżżewġin u bla tfal, u qrabathom, biċ-ċajt, kienu jinkuhom fuq dan il-fatt…

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Watch: Day 1 of “The Protection of Minors in the Church” meeting

  • With the “Protection of Minors in the Church” Meeting in the Vatican, the Church is attempting to provide guidelines to its own leadership and communities. But she is also offering a painful witness and a precise commitment to the whole of society. Because, as the statistics of minors abused in the world indicate, the protection of minors is an issue that concerns everyone…

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The Gospel of the day: 21st February

  • Readings of the day
  • First Reading: Gen 9, 1-13
    Psalm: 101 (102), 16-18.19-21.29 & 22-23

    Gospel: Mark 8, 27-33

  • Jesus and his disciples set out for the villages of Caesarea Philippi. Along the way he asked his disciples, «Who do people say that I am?» They said in reply, “John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others one of the prophets.” And he asked them, “But who do you say that I am?” Peter said to him in reply, “You are the Messiah.”

    Then he warned them not to tell anyone about him…

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Award certificates to residents following the Prison Inmates Programme

  • Il-ġimgħa li għaddiet saret ċerimonja ta’ għoti ta’ ċertifikati ta’ Health and Safety Level 1 lil 7 parteċipanti li qed jagħmlu programm ta’ rijabilitazzjoni mill-abbuż tad-droga fil-Prison Inmates Programme ta’ Caritas Malta f’Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq.

    Dan il-kors jingħata mid-diviżjoni tal-Life Long Learning fi ħdan id-Dipartiment tal-Edukazzjoni. Għaċ-ċerimonja attendew id-Direttur ta’ Caritas Malta is-Sur Anthony Gatt flimkien mal-Kap tad-Dar is-Sur Bernard Schembri, id-Direttur tal-Faċilità Korrettiva ta’ Kordin il-Kurunell Alex Dalli, il-Kordinaturi tal-Life Long Learning Angela Jones u Karl Mifsud, u l-Għalliem is-Sur Loreto Dalli…

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The Gospel of the day: 20th February

  • Readings of the day
  • First Reading: Gen 8, 6-13.20-22
    Psalm: 115 (116), 12-13.14-15.18-19

    Gospel: Mark 8, 22-26


  • When Jesus and his disciples arrived at Bethsaida, people brought to him a blind man and begged Jesus to touch him. He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village…

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“The abuse of children is wrong anywhere and anytime: this point is not negotiable”

Statement prior to the Meeting on the protection of minors in Rome by the International Union of Superior Generals (UISG) and the Union of Superior Generals (USG)

  • As the meeting on safeguarding and protection of minors begins we, the Major Superiors of Religious Orders and Congregations around the world, unite in support of this initiative of Pope Francis.

    In our work as religious, we come across many situations where children are abused, neglected, maltreated and unwanted. We see child soldiers; the trafficking of minors; the sexual abuse of minors; the physical and emotional abuse of minors…

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Protection of Minors: Archbishop Scicluna says silence unacceptable

  • Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna is Adjunct Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and a member of the Organizing Committee for the “Protection of Minors in the Church” Meeting. During Monday’s Press Conference to present the Meeting, he made it clear that the event is part of a journey the Church undertook some time ago. It is important it create the right conditions for there to be a concrete “follow up”, he said…

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Save the Children: ‘One child in five is a victim of war’

  • Pope Francis has repeatedly warned that across the planet, “a true world war is being fought piecemeal” and repeatedly he has decried the fact that so many children continue to be victims of conflict.

    This reality was confirmed by a report, released on Friday by the global children’s charity,  “Save the Children” that reveals that more children are living in areas affected by armed conflict than at any time in more than 20 years…

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