Visit to Malta by Pope Francis

Let us welcome Pope Francis with an open heart – Pastoral Letter by the Bishops

Dear brothers and sisters,

It is with great joy that we welcome the news that His Holiness Pope Francis will visit Malta on the 31st May 2020, the Solemnity of Pentecost.

Last January, in his meditation on the passage from the Acts of the Apostles that narrates St Paul’s shipwreck on Malta, Pope Francis had beautiful words for the Maltese people who welcomed Paul and all those on the ship… Read more »

Good, gentle and welcoming

The news that Pope Francis will be visiting Malta in May was welcomed with great joy. The announcement was made on the 10th February, during the solemn pontifical of St Paul’s Shipwreck – a feast that is cherished by us Maltese since the shipwreck of St Paul is considered to be the birth of the Catholic faith in Malta.

Last January, the Pope reflected several times on the passage from the Acts of the Apostles that narrates St Paul’s shipwreck on Malta, and he spoke in particular about the compassionate heart of the Maltese people who welcomed Paul and the other 275 travelling companions… Read more »

St Paul did not come to condemn but to heal and show us mercy – The Archbishop

L-omelija tal-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna

Fl-Atti tal-Appostli, il-ktieb li jagħtina r-rakkont għażiż tal-miġja tal-Appostlu Misserna San Pawl fostna, jirrepeti l-istorja u n-narrattiva tal-konverżjoni ta’ Pawlu, Sawlu, tliet darbiet. Wieħed jinnota kemm dan ir-rakkont huwa importanti biex dan it-tieni ktieb li kiteb San Luqa: l-Evanġelju u l-Atti tal-Appostli, din il-laqgħa tal-Imgħallem Ġesù rxuxtat ma’ dan ir-raġel minn Tarsu propju nsibuha rrakkuntata tliet darbiet.

Illum nixtieq nibda r-riflessjoni tiegħi billi nfakkarkom Pawlu stess xi jgħid meta jidħol fi djalogu ma’ Agrippa… Read more »

Apostolic Journey by Pope Francis to Malta

Welcoming the invitation of the President of the Republic of Malta, the Authorities and the Catholic Church of the Country, His Holiness Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Journey to Malta and Gozo on 31st May 2020.

The programme of the journey will be published at a later stage. Read more »

Official logo of the Apostolic Journey to Malta Official Announcement of the Apostolic Journey to Malta …