5-Month-Old Baby Dies Few Days After Pope’s Blessing

  Deepest condolences to Chayan’s family 🕊💔   5-month-old baby Chayan passed away this Thursday at around 7:40 am. The baby was blessed by Pope Francis last Sunday when he was meeting vulnerable persons during his visit to Malta.   Baby Chayan was suffering from heart-related conditions and passed away peacefully while sleeping.   Doctors […]

Maltese Dad Makes DIY Periscope For His Kids To See The Pope

  A Maltese dad created a cardboard DIY periscope for his kids to be able to see Pope Francis better during his visit at Fosos!           The man of the hour, Nicholas Mallia, earned dad brownie points after realising his kids would not be able to see the Pope properly and […]

Full List Of Closed Roads Due To Pope’s Arrival This Weekend

Gudja/Luqa Malta International Airport Hal Far Road South Gate Aviation Road Council of Europe Road Luqa Road H’Attard/Rabat Central Link Saqqajja Hill Triq Nikola Saura Borg Olivier Street Triq il-Virtu Apostolic Nunziature     Santa Lucija/Marsa/Floriana/Valletta Santa Lucija Roundabout Vjal Santa Lucija to NEW Bridge 13th December Road Blata l-Bajda National Road Portes des Bombes […]

Pope Thanks Journalists For Exposing Catholic Church Sex Scandals

  Pope Francis has thanked members of the press for their help to expose the widespread sexual abuse present within the Catholic Church.     Speaking on Saturday, the Pope praised what he described as the ‘mission’ of journalism, and went on to express how important it was for reporters to get out into the […]

Pope Francis to visit Malta and Gozo on May 31

Pope Francis will visit Malta on May 31. President George Vella confirmed the news on Monday morning. He said he hoped the visit ‘would bring with it divine blessing and national unity’. Prime Minister Robert Abela welcomed news of the visit on social media. He said: ‘This visit should be an opportunity for us to […]

The Pope is invited to visit Malta and Gozo

The Pope has been invited to visit Malta and Gozo. President of Malta issued the formal invitation during a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday. Dr George Vella described Francis as ‘a real man of the people’. The President told reporters: ‘It was amazing, just like talking to someone who is a […]

Pope says ‘don’t bury hope’ as Malta marks Easter

The Pope has urged Christians not to ‘bury hope’ as Malta celebrates Easter Sunday. He carried a lit candle up the main aisle of St Peter’s Basilica during the poignant Easter service at the Vatican. At the chant in Latin for ‘light of Christ’, the basilica’s lights were suddenly switched on and Pope Francis then […]

Maltese conman jailed over €100m shipping scam

A Maltese conman who posed as a multi-millionaire with links to the Vatican to defraud €100 million from an international shipping company has been jailed for eight years. Paul Sultana, 51, claimed his uncle was the Pope’s secretary and promised annual returns of 1,200 per cent by using the pontiff’s secret trading platform. Southwark Crown […]