The Malta Independent 28 June 2017, Wednesday

Letters

Meditate gente meditate

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 08:37 Last update: about 3 days ago

As we have already lost a substantial part of our Maltese identity, strongly built on a religious culture dating back hundreds of years, any planned dubious legislation harmful to morals should be...

Making prayerful decisions

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 08:36 Last update: about 3 days ago

Alice Louise Waters said: "The decisions you make are a choice of values that reflect your life in every way." Decisions are important and it is well-nigh impossible to live without taking...

Delayed home help

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 08:35 Last update: about 3 days ago

Early in December 2016, my wife was diagnosed with brain melanoma and she is now bed ridden. We applied for home help on 29th December 2016. Up to the time of writing and after tens of telephone calls...

We are not living in a western style democracy

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 08:30 Last update: about 3 days ago

I think we are not living in a western style democracy: the workings of the FIAU were not investigated by the police who choose what to cover up and what to investigate. The media is not free (I...

Texting lanes?

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 08:36 Last update: about 10 days ago

Texting while driving has become a way of life for a lot of crazy drivers in tiny Malta. Where are we going with this self-evident fact? What is so difficult about stopping briefly where space is...

The Jewish girl by the name of Anne Frank

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 08:35 Last update: about 10 days ago

The other day, I was watching an interesting documentary on BBC about the almost unbelievable true story of the Jewish girl Anne Frank. From the file presented, which was found when a volunteer was...

Is it sheer coincidence?

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 08:32 Last update: about 10 days ago

The world-famous German-born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein said: “Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.” His dictum struck me because it made me think about a...

Dubious visions

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 08:31 Last update: about 10 days ago

Whenever the Mother of God has a message for Catholics, she bypasses the Vicar of Christ and appears instead to illiterate peasant children, as at Fatima.  Mary has hundreds of magnificent...

Patients taken to hospital in inhumane manner

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 08:37 Last update: about 10 days ago

Patients who have to go to either Mater Dei or St Luke’s hospital, as well as those who have to attend polyclinics, have to pass through martyrdom, as soon as they get on the minibuses which...

40 years of Father’s Day

Sunday, 11 June 2017, 08:40 Last update: about 17 days ago

After the introduction in Malta of Mother's Day in 1961, which I had introduced during the children's programmes, there was a gap of many years before many appreciated that fathers also play an...

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