Tag Archives: Malta

VIDEO: Archbishop – ooops – “consecrates” whisky instead of wine.

Wait long enough and that hardly-to-be-imagined thing will happen. Holy Church has been at this Holy Mass thing for a really long time and in really diverse circumstances.  Hence, she has been through a great many “What if X happens…?” … Continue reading

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Maltese Bp. Scicluna: The Church’s teachings on contraception has softened

UPDATE 10 April: A friend in Rome texted me that he had heard that Malta Today retracted the article about Scicluna.  I went to look at found this.  The story was still indexed, but you couldn’t reach it. ___ ORIGINALLY Published … Continue reading

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Have priests of Malta been threatened with suspension if they resist The Maltese Fiasco?

UPDATE 20 Jan: The Catholic Herald says: Maltese bishop denies he will suspend priests who don’t give Communion to the remarried Bishop Mario Grech has denied that he will suspend priests who abide by traditional Church teaching on the Eucharist. … Continue reading

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Canonist Ed Peters on The Maltese Fiasco

Distinguished canonist Ed Peters, at his indispensable blog In The Light Of The Law, has posted in the wake of what we must now call… The Maltese Fiasco The Bishops of Malta issued a dreadful set of guidelines for the implementation … Continue reading

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Maltese Bishops Go To The ‘Amoris laetitia’ Zoo: Disaster… inexcusable nonsense… green-lighting sacrilege

UPDATE: aka – The Maltese Fiasco ___ Earlier today I had a great misfortune to read a statement from the Bishops of Malta which is a complete disaster.  I was going to post about it tomorrow, but canonist Ed Peters beat … Continue reading

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Arial view

Big ship. This is USS JFK docking in Malta. To get an idea of the size of this aircraft carrier, compare the nearby buildings. Click for larger image.

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“But… for Wales?”

This is fascinating.  NCFishwrap is urging support of one of their darlings, the Hon. Doug Kmiec, Attorney General for Wales…. er um… Ambassador to Malta.  You will remember that Amb. Kmiec argued that Catholics could vote for pro-abortion candidates.  Amb. … Continue reading

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“I saw the Pope weep.”

"Ho visto il Papa piangere" "I saw the Pope weep." There is a story in Italian in La Stampa about the meeting of Pope Benedict XVI in Malta with victims of clerical abuse when they were children.   I teased out … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict in Malta meets with victims of clerical sexual abuse

From The Times of Malta: One of the eight child abuse victims who met the Pope this afternoon said that the meeting had given the group peace in their hearts. The group, now in their 30s and 40s, had a … Continue reading

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President of Malta defends the Church

My friend John L. Allen, Jr., still the fair-minded columnist for the dissenting NCR has an interesting report from Malta. Malta president upstages pope on crisisby John L Allen Jr on Apr. 17, 2010 By JOHN L. ALLENValetta, Malta Heading … Continue reading

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CNA: Maltese editor on Kmiec’s proposed ambassadorship: “somewhat of a poisoned chalice”

With my emphases and comments, this from CNA: Maltese newspaper editor comments on Kmiec’s proposed ambassadorship Valletta, Malta, Jul 8, 2009 / 12:14 am (CNA).- The editor of a Malta newspaper has commented on President Barack Obama’s choice of Prof. … Continue reading

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