The Malta Independent 23 February 2019, Saturday

Vatican summit on sex abuse focuses calls for accountability

Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse called Friday for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to punish bishops and religious superiors when they...

Crime reports have decreased when they should have increased – criminologist

Reported crime statistics for 2018 show that reports have decreased to 34 crimes per 1,000 persons, in relation to the 42 crimes per 1,000 persons reported in 2017 when the increase in population and...

Vatican sex abuse summit: ‘Priest got me pregnant 3 times, forced me to have abortion 3 times’

The day began with an African woman telling an extraordinary gathering of Catholic leaders that her priestly rapist forced her to have three abortions over a dozen years after he started violating her...

Three candidates nominated for post of judge on the European Court of Human Rights

The government has nominated three candidates on the European Court of Human Rights. ...

Cremation services in Malta set to be regulated by May - Fearne

Malta is one of the few European countries which do not provide cremation services, not because there is no demand but as there are no regulations or legalisation for this, Deputy Prime Minister and...

CEO of the Foundation for Tomorrow’s Schools Mario Gafá resigns

CEO of the Foundation for Tomorrow's Schools Mr Mario Gafá submitted his resignation from his position on 15 February, a government statement read. "Under his leadership, the FTS finished...

Pilot project extended: All educational certificates to be issued through blockchain

The Blockcerts pilot project has been extended to a nation-wide project which will see all educational institutions – state and private – issue certificates through blockchain. A...

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