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Il-kontribut ta’ Papa Benedittu għad-Duttrina Soċjali tal-Knisja

A lot is being written these days about the figure of Benedict XVI, a pope of great intelligence, formation and humility, who will certainly go down in history books as a great theologian. In this brief article, I wish to summarize, what, in my opinion, were Benedict’s greatest contributions to the Social Doctrine of the Church.

When going through the writings of the different Popes, we will often notice quotes from their predecessors and or even from their previous writings… Kompli aqra »

Rapport Annwali 2022

In a year which was sadly marked by the return of war on European soil and daily reports of deadly injustices and senseless violence, the need to denounce situations of violent injustice, whilst proposing creative pathways which lead to more just and reconciled communities, has never been so urgently felt.

In this context, as a Commission, we make ours the words of the Holy Father who, whilst in Malta, highlighted the need to shore up the foundations of life in society, namely honesty, justice, a sense of duty and transparency… Kompli aqra »

Ħadd ma jista’ jsalva waħdu

In his message for the 56th World Day of Peace, which will be celebrated on the 1st of January 2023, Pope Francis reminds that there is light even in the darkest hour. Using the Covid-19 pandemic as an example, the Pope says that the pandemic made us all aware of the need for everyone, including peoples and nations, to restore the word “together” to a central place in our lexicon.  Only the peace that comes from a fraternal and disinterested love can help us overcome personal, societal and global crises… Kompli aqra »

Sejjaħli b’Ismi

Wara xhur ta’ ħidma li fihom saru sensiela ta’ sessjonijiet ta’ djalogu bejn il-migranti u l-komunità, il-Ħadd 11 ta’ Diċembru tnediet il-wirja Sejjaħli b’Ismi. Dan il-proġett interkulturali huwa frott kollaborazzjoni bejn it-tim ta’ Sejjaħli b’Ismi, il-Kummissjoni Ġustizzja u Paċi u l-JRS (Malta) u qed ifakkar ukoll l-20 sena anniversarju mill-ewwel żbark kbir ta’ persuni li jfittxu l-ażil fuq xtutna.

Waqt it-tnedija tal-wirja li saret fis-Sagristija tal-Kon-Katidral ta’ San Ġwann fil-Belt Valletta, il-President tal-Kummissjoni Ġustizzja u Paċi Daniel Darmanin semma d-diskors li l-Papa għamel reċentement wara ż-żjara tiegħu fil-Bahrain… Kompli aqra »

Workshop f’Taizé fuq eko-spiritwalità

From the 10th to the 13th of November European Laudato Si Alliance (ELSiA) members gathered in Taizé for the second eco-spirituality workshop, hosted by the Taizé Community in France.

ELSiA, composed of Caritas Europa, CIDSE, COMECE, JESC, Justice and Peace Europe and the Laudato Si’ Movement, is committed to promoting ecological justice and awareness at national and EU policy level. Daniel Darmanin, from the Justice & Peace Commission in Malta, joined around 30 around participants from all over Europe in the workshop in Taizé which offered an opportunity for the ELSiA organisations to reflect on and discuss the topic of ecological conversion… Kompli aqra »

L-etika fin-negozju: żvilupp u interess propju

On the 20th of October, 2022, the Gozo Business Chamber organised its second conference on ‘Ethics in Business’ which this year focused on ‘Development and Self-Interest’.

The keynote speech was delivered by Daniel Darmanin, president of the Justice and Peace Commission and coordinator of the local chapter of the Centesimus Annus Foundation. He spoke on the effect of development on our quality of life and the need to stop and reflect on the kind of society we want to live in… Kompli aqra »

Yahad ippreżentat lill-Papa Franġisku

Waqt konferenza internazzjonali organizzata mill-fundazzjoni Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice, Daniel Darmanin, president tal-Kummissjoni Ġustizzja u Paċi u koordinatur tas-sezzjoni lokali tal-fundazzjoni Centesimus Annus, ippreżenta l-ktejjeb Yahad lil Papa Franġisku. Waqt l-istess laqgħa, Darmanin ippreżenta dan il-proġett ukoll lill-Kardinal Parolin, Segretarju tal-Istat, filwaqt li fissirlu li b’dan il-proġett il-Kummissjoni Ġustizzja u Paċi xtaqet tistieden lill-Insara u l-bnedmin kollha ta’ rieda tajba biex jirriflettu fuq kif nistgħu naħdmu flimkien għar-rikonċiljazzjoni, imsejjsa fuq il-verità u l-ġustizzja… Kompli aqra »

Paċi, ekoloġija integrali u sinodalità

The International workshop 2022 of Justice and Peace Europe took place in Assisi from the 7th until the 9th of October. Participants were welcomed by the Franciscan community and led into the opening prayer by a group of young people who are actively engaged in the Italian Justice and Peace Commission. Daniel Darmanin (President) and Mark Cachia (Executive Officer) attended this meeting on behalf of the Justice and Peace Commission of the Archdiocese of Malta… Kompli aqra »

Rethink.mt

Fid-dawl taż-żjara tal-Papa Franġisku f’Malta, l-Arċidjoċesi ta’ Malta qed tniedi proġett bl-isem ta’ rethink.mt: Rethink culture.

rethink.mt hu spazju għal djalogu b’rispett dwar kwistjonijiet kumplessi li qed isawru l-kultura Maltija. Bil-kontribuzzjoni tal-Vikarjat għall-Evanġelizzazzjoni u s-sehem tal-Kummissjoni Ġustizzja u Paċi, dan il-proġett ħa jġib flimkien numru ta’ nies attivi fis-soċjetà Maltija, li ħa jiddiskutu t-tip ta’ kultura li nixtiequ nibnu flimkien

Fl-ewwel episodju – Four Winds of Change – nitkellmu dwar id-diskors li l-Papa indirizza lill-awtoritajiet matul iż-żjara tiegħu f’Malta f’April li għadda… Kompli aqra »

Mara b’messaġġ b’saħħtu għal żmienna

Is-sibt, 24 ta’ Settembru, il-Kummissjoni Ġustizzja u Paċi flimkien mal-Kummissjoni Interdjoċesana Ambjent organizzaw attività biex ifakkru l-Istaġun tal-Ħolqien 2022.

Madwar sittin persuna ħadu sehem fl-attività ispirata mill-figura ta’ Santa Hildegard ta’ Bingen, mara b’messaġġ b’saħħtu għal żmienna. Il-programm kien jikkonsisti f’nofs ta’ nhar ta’ għarfien fuq il-ħajja u l-ħidma ta’ din il-qaddisa li fi żmienha spikkat għall-kontribut tagħha fl-iżvilupp tal-ispiritwalità ekoloġika.

L-attività, li saret fil-Monasteru Benedittin ta’ San Pietru, l-Imdina, kienet tinkludi workshops fejn il-parteċipanti setgħu jduqu ftit mill-kontribut ta’ Hildegard fil qasam tal-kitba, il-mużika, l-arti u l-apprezzament ta’ ħxejjex mediċinali… Kompli aqra »