The Malta Independent 16 January 2019, Wednesday


They departed to their own country by another way

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 08:34 Last update: about 3 days ago

Last Sunday's Solemnity of the Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ caused me to really reflect. What hit the nail on the head most of all was the concluding verse taken from the Matthean Gospel pericope...

The star … came to rest over the place where the child was

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 10:41 Last update: about 7 days ago

For those who are familiar with Matthew’s gospel this verse surely must have rang a bell. In fact, this verse is found in the Bible portion which the Church has rightly placed in the liturgy of...

Damages following an unjustified termination of employment

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 08:52 Last update: about 11 days ago

Dr Joseph Calleja    In a recent case, the Industrial Tribunal had to consider whether the dismissal of an employee who used to work from home and had refused to return back to the...

What is politics and who is the politician?

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 08:51 Last update: about 11 days ago

The message of Pope Francis for the celebration of the 52nd world day of peace is but a brief and pointed catechesis of what politics and being a politician is all about. Its title already says...

Gio. Nicolò Muscat

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 08:50 Last update: about 11 days ago

Please allow me to make some comments on Mr Noel Grima’s article ‘Debunking Gio. Nicolò Muscat’ (The Malta Independent on Sunday, 23 December 2018). My comments are...

The millennial herd instinct

Sunday, 30 December 2018, 08:39 Last update: about 18 days ago

My butcher recently turned up with half my order since 50 per cent of what I had originally wanted was sold out. When I politely told him that I had called him and messaged my shopping list in the...

O Admirabile Commercium

Sunday, 30 December 2018, 08:37 Last update: about 18 days ago

Days before Christmas, I was graced by a retreat led by the Maltese Society of Patristics which I gladly attended. In the input, fluently given by Rev. Prof. Hector Scerri, I was struck by the...

Bungalows on Nadur Tomba Too?!

Sunday, 30 December 2018, 08:35 Last update: about 18 days ago

I heard that a development permit has been issued for bungalows in Triq Tomba, Nadur. This is outside development zone and is underneath the ridge, where there is the old Nadur Cemetery. In addition...

The Christmas Octave

Saturday, 29 December 2018, 08:33 Last update: about 18 days ago

Now that we have joyfully celebrated the solemnity of Christmas doesn’t mean that the Christmas celebrations are over. As Archbishop Mgr Charles Scicluna rightly appealed in his message...

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