Press Releases


04/08/2022 - The Archdiocese registers a surplus and increases aid during the pandemic

The financial report of the Archdiocese of Malta for 2021 The Archdiocese of Malta, Floriana

24/05/2022 - Public Lecture: The world is a sea – Catholics and the Mediterranean during the pontificate of Pius XII

Lecture and seminar organised by the Archdiocese of Malta & the University of Malta

20/05/2022 - ‘Flimkien’ magazine is back in Maltese households and online

12/05/2022 - European conference on catechesis held in Malta

11/05/2022 - Naxxar parish church façade inaugurated

EU co-financed project

10/05/2022 - The ordination of three new priests

08/05/2022 - New parish priest for St Julian’s parish

06/05/2022 - 21 mothers receive help from Dar Tgħanniqa ta’ Omm

Auxiliary Bishop visits the premises in Mosta

01/05/2022 - Losing their lives whilst trying to make a living

Statement by the Justice and Peace Commission on Workers' Day

01/05/2022 - Archbishop meets people attending separation support groups

28/02/2022 - Fundraising campaign for Ukraine

Caritas Malta calls for humanitarian response

26/02/2022 - Welcoming the herald of mercy

Pastoral Letter for Lent 2022

10/02/2022 - Apostolic Journey by Pope Francis to Malta

The Collegiate Parish Church of St Paul's Shipwreck, Valletta

04/02/2022 - Choir of the Archdiocese of Malta

02/02/2022 - Archdiocese suspends application for rehabilitation of single storey dwelling

31/01/2022 - Church Schools’ admissions in Malta and Gozo

29/01/2022 - 22 entities call for immediate action due to the increase in prices of basic food products

21/01/2022 - Towards unity in society

A document by the Justice & Peace Commission The Archbishop's Curia, Floriana

14/01/2022 - Foundation for Affordable Housing established between the Church and the State

The Church hands over another property for needs of the society

06/01/2022 - Archbishop issues Fr David Muscat with formal warning

06/01/2022 - “I ask for your forgiveness” – The Archbishop

The Chapel of Our Lady of Manresa at the Archbishop's Curia, Floriana


24/12/2021 - Sweetness and mercy were poured on the world

Christmas message by Archbishop Charles Jude Scicluna

23/12/2021 - Church offers support for stranded migrants

15/12/2021 - Religious celebrations by the Archbishop during the Christmas season and the New Year

13/12/2021 - Archdiocese could not have foreseen 2019 land registry decision affecting status of Gozo land

02/12/2021 - Published ‘Annetto Depasquale – Wirt għażiż tal-Knisja f’Malta’

A collection of stories, photographs and writings on the 10th anniversary of his death The Archbishop's Curia, Floriana

01/12/2021 - Rushed Parliamentary debate creating a very weak regulatory framework for cannabis

Government MPs should be allowed a free vote on cannabis law

28/11/2021 - Watch: Assistance to mothers going through difficult moments during pregnancy

Service offered to parents by different entities

24/11/2021 - Statement on religious activities approved by the Curia

17/11/2021 - Diocesan celebration on the solemnity of Christ the King

The annual Diocesan Assembly is held again

16/11/2021 - 22 entities present position paper on the recreational use of cannabis to members of parliament

An appeal for a mature and researched debate

15/11/2021 - More than 1,800 vacant places for students in Church schools

Church schools admission 2022 in Malta and Gozo

12/11/2021 - New committee for the Church Schools’ Association

06/11/2021 - The end of planning in Malta?

Reflection by the Interdiocesan Environment Commission on World Town Planning Day 2021

30/10/2021 - Liturgical celebrations by Archbishop Charles Jude Scicluna in November 2021

28/10/2021 - Two new candidates for the priesthood

20/10/2021 - Youth involvement greater at the community level than in politics

Research by DISCERN on trends among youth

18/10/2021 - Budget 2022: Beyond Numbers

15/10/2021 - Church partners with private sector for a social project in Senglea

Dar Sant’Anna will undergo restoration and will host children from challenging social backgrounds

14/10/2021 - New parish priest for Gwardamanġa parish

10/10/2021 - 16 entities urge politicians to truly consider the common good

08/10/2021 - A course with hands-on experience for youth leaders

06/10/2021 - New parish priest for Jesus of Nazareth parish in Tas-Sliema

05/10/2021 - Completion of structural works at St Michael Hospice

The Archbishop visits the Church property transferred to Hospice Malta for a palliative care complex

28/09/2021 - Church Schools welcome back all students and educators

Beginning of scholastic year 2021-2022

14/09/2021 - Prayer and fasting for Afghanistan

06/09/2021 - Fundraising campaign for Afghanistan and Haiti victims

Caritas Malta calls for humanitarian response

04/09/2021 - “Kull Pass Jgħodd” – 265km in aid of Fondazzjoni Sebħ

25 volunteers will walk the Camino de Santiago in aid of Fondazzjoni Sebħ

03/09/2021 - Inauguration of restoration work on two Francesco Zahra paintings

A project by the Foundation for Cultural Heritage co-financed by EU funds

01/09/2021 - Season of Creation 2021: Listening to the citizen’s voice

Statement by the Church Environment Commission

30/01/2021 - New Director for Migrants Commission

29/01/2021 - The process of ecclesial renewal ‘One Church, One Journey’

Webinar for representatives and leaders of Church commissions and entities

26/01/2021 - Statement by the Safeguarding Commission

25/01/2021 - Church Schools Admissions in Malta and Gozo

Statement by the Secretariat for Catholic Education

21/01/2021 - Appeal to parents to rely on information provided by the school

Statement by the Secretariat for Catholic Education

20/01/2021 - New president for Cana Movement

15/01/2021 - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

11/01/2021 - Disapproval of action on medical consultant

Statement by the Secretariat for Catholic Education

08/01/2021 - The Church decision on Komunità Ġesù Salvatur

Statement by the Maltese Episcopal Conference

06/01/2021 - Reopening of Church Schools

Statement by the Secretariat for Catholic Education


30/11/2020 - New premises for Malta Guide Dogs Foundation thanks to the Archdiocese of Malta

The Archbishop inaugurates and blesses the new premises The office of the Malta Guide Dogs Foundation, Santa Venera

27/11/2020 - 113 persons graduate from the Pastoral Formation Institute

21/11/2020 - EU funds for the restoration of the Chapel of Santa Marija tal-Ħlas in Żejtun

Chapel of Santa Marija tal-Ħlas, Żejtun

20/11/2020 - More than 1,500 vacant places for students

Church schools admissions 2021

20/11/2020 - The Church launches “Beyond GDP” together with EY, Seed Consultancy and APS Bank

Tomorrow's economy should not only be measured through economic growth but also through quality of life

16/11/2020 - The diocesan celebration on the solemnity of Christ the King

12/11/2020 - Promoting the University Certificate in Safeguarding of Children and Young People

The annual report of the Safeguarding Commission

08/11/2020 - Ceiling paintings restoration completed in Rabat Minor Basilica

Another project co-financed by European Funds St Paul's Minor Basilica, Rabat

30/09/2020 - Characteristics of a Catholic school

Message by Bishop Joseph Galea-Curmi to new educators in Church schools The Archbishop's Curia, Floriana

28/09/2020 - Wild bird conservation regulations 2020

Submission of the Interdiocesan Environment Commission

25/09/2020 - Opening of Church Schools postponed

Statement by the Secretariat for Catholic Education

25/09/2020 - Home for refugee single mothers inaugurated

21/09/2020 - Independence Day 2020: Seven principles for healing

Pontifical Mass on Independence Day St John's CoCathedral, Valletta

19/09/2020 - Cleaning up the environment and our conscience to truly protect the world

Statement by the Interdiocesan Environment Commission

18/09/2020 - Health and safety in schools remains a main priority

Statement by the Secretariat for Catholic Education

15/09/2020 - Full respect towards equality in diversity

A statement by the Bishops of Malta and Gozo on the draft Equality Bill

13/09/2020 - There is nothing more progressive and liberal than protecting human life – Bishop Galea-Curmi

Mass organised by the LifeNetwork Foundation in memory of abortion victims around the world The Chapel of the Annunciation, limits of Rabat

07/09/2020 - 20,000 diaries in aid of Dar tal-Providenza

The Archbishop's Curia, Floriana

03/09/2020 - Statement by the Safeguarding Commission on the arraignment of a priest

02/09/2020 - First Maltese Episcopal Conference meeting for Bishop Anton Teuma

02/09/2020 - Liturgical celebrations to be led by Archbishop Charles Jude Scicluna in September 2020

30/05/2020 - The Bishops invite the faithful to join Pope Francis in prayer

30/05/2020 - Help from parish priests to students who are sitting for their exams

54 parishes available for students to take their exams

22/05/2020 - New parish priest for St Augustine Parish in Valletta

The Parish Church of St Augustine, Valletta

22/05/2020 - Directives regarding Funeral Masses

Measures to safeguard each person's health

20/05/2020 - A call to safeguard open spaces

Statement by the Commission for Justice and Peace

18/05/2020 - Rising above COVID-19?

Statement by the Environment Commission

12/05/2020 - The Archbishop visits the ‘Solidarity Meals’ kitchen

700 meals distributed daily from parishes Is-Salini

08/05/2020 - An agreement for the restoration of the Old Church in Birkirkara

Restoration works to be be completed by the end of 2024 The Parish Church of Saint Mary, Birkirkara

08/05/2020 - The feast of St George Preca and Mother’s Day

The Archbishop also prays in the Church of Our Lady of Pompeii Marsaxlokk, Blata l-Bajda, Mellieħa

02/05/2020 - World Vocations Day 2020

01/05/2020 - Broadcasts of the liturgical celebrations by Archbishop Charles Scicluna in May 2020

31/03/2020 - New dates for Church Schools ballots

All ballots will be transmitted live

29/03/2020 - Admission criteria for Church Sixth Forms

27/03/2020 - Live: An extraordinary moment of prayer with Pope Francis, tonight at 6pm


26/03/2020 - Coronavirus pandemic: a call to solidarity with the most vulnerable

Statement by various Church entities

25/03/2020 - Church Schools ballots postponed

24/03/2020 - Bishops’ Directives on religious celebrations in the coming months

Directives about the Holy Week and Easter, the First Holy Communion and Holy Confirmation, and feasts

23/03/2020 - The Apostolic Journey by Pope Francis to Malta is being postponed

21/03/2020 - The tragic death of Miriam Pace: what should be done so that yet another loss of life would not be in vain?

Summary of the Opinion Paper by the Environment Commission

16/03/2020 - An additional Mass broadcast from the Curia

13/03/2020 - Updated times for prayers from the Curia

13/03/2020 - General notice and helpline

12/03/2020 - Bishops’ directives regarding Mass – 12/03/20

Christians are invited to join in prayer and avoid going out in accordance with the advice given by the health authorities

12/03/2020 - Prayers broadcast from the Archbishop’s Curia

Christians are invited to join in prayer and avoid going out according to the advice given by the health authorities

03/03/2020 - Church property in Safi to be transformed in a centre for persons with dementia

Another social agreement between the Church and the Government of Malta Ħal Safi

29/02/2020 - Liturgical celebrations to be led by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna in March 2020

28/02/2020 - A choir for the visit of Pope Francis to Malta

25/02/2020 - The Season of Lent

19/02/2020 - Maltese Bishops attend a conference in Bari on migration and peace in the Mediterranean

Bari, Italy

10/02/2020 - Let us welcome Pope Francis with an open heart – Pastoral Letter by the Bishops

Apostolic Journey to Malta by his Holiness Pope Francis

10/02/2020 - Apostolic Journey by Pope Francis to Malta

Announcement of the Apostolic Journey by His Holiness Pope Francis to Malta The Collegiate Parish Church of St Paul's Shipwreck

06/02/2020 - The Malta-Gozo tunnel – no justification in the absence of published studies on the alternatives

Statement about the Report by the Interdiocesan Environment Commission (KA)

02/02/2020 - The strength of any society is measured by the progress of its weakest members – The Auxiliary Bishop

Mass on the Day for Life 2020 St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta


29/11/2019 - Liturgical celebrations to be led by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna in December 2019

26/11/2019 - Watch: 138 persons graduate from the Pastoral Formation Institute

The Church of the Holy Cross (Capuchins), Floriana

24/11/2019 - Updated: The Diocesan Celebration on the Solemnity of Christ the King

20/11/2019 - The Diocesan Assembly 2019: One Church, One Journey

The pastoral plan for the next four years

19/11/2019 - Cottonera’s open spaces and historic environment under threat

16/11/2019 - Church Schools Entry 2020

More than 1,500 vacant positions for students

10/11/2019 - Make me a channel of your peace – Remembrance Day 2019

Pontifical Mass by Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Galea-Curmi St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta

08/11/2019 - The importance of sound planning in Malta – Environment Commission

Message on the occasion of World Town Planning Day 2019

01/11/2019 - The environment: one step forward, two steps back

01/11/2019 - Ir-riforma dwar it-traffikar uman u l-prostituzzjoni