The Malta Independent 22 November 2019, Friday


Curmi’s last stand?

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 13:18 Last update: about 12 days ago

Piero Ugolini and Richard Nun   We refer to Mr Anthony Curmi’s latest – but likely not last – letter (TMIS, 29 September) which says that we are audacious, arrogant,...

Residents and the AuM

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 09:19 Last update: about 12 days ago

Jorg Sicot, obo Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar   Despite the stormy weather, despite the sudden arrival of autumn over Malta, a strong and visibly upset group of approximately 180 to 200...

Samaritan Malta turns Cosmopolitan!

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 09:17 Last update: about 12 days ago

On his way out of a doctor’s clinic at a pharmacy, my 73-year-old friend tripped in the corridor, falling heavily to the floor and landing on his elbow, with very painful consequences. The...

Climate change: The Battle for the Mind

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 13:44 Last update: about 26 days ago

“During a recent period of years, the great ice-cap that is piled up on the lofty top of Greenland has been dissolving away all its edges more rapidly than has been known before and that rocks...


Sunday, 13 October 2019, 08:35 Last update: about 2 months ago

Here are a few historical facts about the Marian cult. In the year 431, Cyril, archbishop of Alexandria, in a sermon at Ephesus applied to Mary many of the terms fondly ascribed by the Ephesians to...

Jesus is not found in a maddening crowd

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 08:34 Last update: about 2 months ago

With reference to the recent letter ‘Jesus visits a festa’, every form of communal festa rivalry, wherever that is and whatever cloak it wears, is essentially sectarian in nature. The...

The Church in Gozo out of step with Pope Francis

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 08:33 Last update: about 2 months ago

I feel that the Church in Gozo is out of step with the outlook of Pope Francis and with how the Church should live in our post modern world. Consider the Pope's recent visit to Africa. One of his...

Overdue compensation to National Bank of Malta shareholders

Sunday, 29 September 2019, 08:49 Last update: about 3 months ago

My article with the above-mentioned heading (TMIS 8 September) was intended to be my last one in this saga. However, I am constrained to respond to the latest article by Piero Ugolini and Richard Nun...

Jesus visits a festa

Sunday, 22 September 2019, 09:33 Last update: about 3 months ago

A local newspaper published a write-up by a Catholic priest from a Third World country praising Malta's pagan festas , "defying modernity" - and embracing paganism, kitsch and idolatry. What...

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