The Malta Independent 28 April 2017, Friday

Letters

Mariolatry

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 07:55 Last update: about 5 days ago

Throughout all the transformations of religion, the Mother Goddess has remained. In our times, this cult manifests itself through Mariolatry. In Malta, Mariolatry can be witnessed in the dreary...

Fantastic 8 March 2017

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 07:53 Last update: about 5 days ago

I dreamt that J. Guillaumier dropped his pen in a teacup at 8am after ruminating on the words of Pope Francis, less than two months after his election, that Christians should see atheists as good...

Divine Mercy Sunday

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 07:51 Last update: about 5 days ago

Today, the Second Sunday of Easter, the Church celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday. In his homily at Saint Faustina's canonization, Saint John Paul II declared that "this Second Sunday of Easter from...

How not to plan a town square

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 08:36 Last update: about 12 days ago

I refer to the embellishment of Nadur Square carried out a few years ago. I did not comment at the time to see if my gut feeling would change with time. It did not. I did not go to the meetings at the...

Angela Merkel's rival

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 08:35 Last update: about 12 days ago

Driven by generosity, altruism and social responsibility, Angela Merkel decided to let in one million refugees and migrants in 2015 without much apparent concern for what the average German citizen...

Electoral Commission and BA please note

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 08:34 Last update: about 12 days ago

If ‘PD’ candidates contest the general election on the PN list, will the PD be considered as taking part in the election? If the answer is ‘Yes’, and if a ‘PD candidate...

Why do you seek the living among the dead?

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 08:33 Last update: about 12 days ago

Easter, the Solemnity of Solemnities, recalls the definitive victory of Jesus Christ, the Son of God Incarnate, over sin and death. As Saint Paul rightly says in his...

Justice before charity

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 08:38 Last update: about 19 days ago

It is laudable and admirable to collect money to be used for cancer patients like Puttinu, the Community Chest Fund and Xarabank are doing. But we must do more to prevent the advance of cancer. I hope...

How Jesus became Christian

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 08:36 Last update: about 19 days ago

Hermann Reimarus, a professor of Oriental languages at the Hamburg Academy, left at his death in 1768 a four-thousand-page manuscript on the origins of Christianity. He argued that Jesus,...

Of voter fraud, vanquished democracy and bleak futures

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 08:35 Last update: about 19 days ago

Unfortunately, it would seem that the Nationalist Party and the other parties are not really realising the full implications of the identity cards scandal which has plagued Identity Malta recently....

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