Benedicto XVI - Malta 2010

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April 18, 2010

Valletta, Malta, Apr 18, 2010 / 02:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News) .- During a meeting with sexual abuse victims while on his apostolic visit to Malta this weekend, the Holy Father expressed his “shame and sorrow.” He underscored the Church's commitment to justice for victims and prayed for healing.

Valletta, Malta, Apr 18, 2010 / 12:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News) .- Together with the faithful in Floriana's Granaries Square, the Holy Father prayed the Regina Coeli in Malta on Sunday. Before the recitation of the Marian prayer with thousands of Maltese on Sunday, he acknowledged Malta’s particular devotion to Mary and presented a special gift to Our Lady of Ta' Pinu.

Valletta, Malta, Apr 18, 2010 / 11:34 am (CNA/EWTN News) .- Our relationship with God provides “the key to our happiness and our human fulfillment," Pope Benedict XVI said at Mass on Sunday. Noting that nothing can take God's place, he urged the people of Malta not to be tempted by the influences of the world but to pass on their inheritance of faith to their children and all visitors.

March 4, 2010

Valletta, Malta, Mar 4, 2010 / 01:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News) .- More details have come to light on Pope Benedict XVI's trip to the Mediterranean island of Malta this coming April. During his encounter with youth on the second day of his travels, the Pope is set to exchange words with the young Maltese from an "eco-friendly" stage.

February 23, 2010

Valletta, Malta, Feb 23, 2010 / 06:29 pm (CNA) .- In preparation for Pope Benedict's coming visit to Malta, the Holy See has released some numbers concerning the Church there. The large number of Catholics on the island nation could mean the Pope will see huge crowds.

February 10, 2010

Valletta, Malta, Feb 10, 2010 / 05:26 pm (CNA) .- The Archdiocese of Malta has announced the schedule of Pope Benedict XVI’s April visit to the island country for the 1,950th anniversary of the shipwreck of St. Paul. The country’s bishops have prayed that the pontiff will be welcomed to the island as warmly as St. Paul was.

September 15, 2009

Valletta, Malta, Sep 15, 2009 / 07:55 pm (CNA) .- A Vatican official responsible for pontifical visits will travel to Malta in October to consider a visit by Pope Benedict XVI in April 2010, the 1950th anniversary of St. Paul’s shipwreck on the island.