The Archdiocese expresses regret for the unfortunate incident concerning one of its priests at the Żurrieq parish recently, and is working closely with all concerned to address the situation.

The Archdiocese’s priority is the wellbeing of the priest and the community.

While the Archdiocese takes incidents of verbal and other abuse extremely seriously, given all the circumstances of the case it kindly asks for the public’s understanding, and appeals for empathy and sensitivity for all concerned with respect to comments made on social media.