On the 1st of June, the European Parliament voted on a resolution about the European Sustainable Textile Strategy that addresses among others matters of due diligence in the textile sector, the promotion of slow fashion, the reduction of textile waste.
To understand the implications of this resolution and discuss the way forward, the European Laudato Si’ Alliance is organising a webinar on the 6th of June at 18:00… Read more »
On Saturday 27th May, environmental organisations are calling on the public to participate in a national protest. The demands of the protest include a change in planning policies, a radical reform of all institutions responsible for the environment, planning and lands, as well as a new economic model that seeks a better quality of life for everyone instead of endless economic growth based on the profits of the few… Read more »
Nhar il-ġimgħa 19 ta’ Mejju, Il-Kap tal-PN Bernard Grech flimkien mad-Deputati Nazzjonalisti Stanley Zammit, Julie Zahra u Janice Chetcuti, iltaqgħu ma’ diversi għaqdiet non-governattivi, fil-Parlament ta’ Malta.
L-għaqdiet non-governattivi preżenti kienu Rota, Flimkien għall-Ambjent Aħjar, The Ramblers’ Association, Din l-Art Ħelwa, Nature Trust Malta, Kummissjoni Ġustizzja u Paċi, Birdlife Malta u Friends of the Earth.
Fost l-oħrajn, l-għaqdiet preżenti sostnew il-bżonn ta’ infurzar ikbar u bidla fir-relazzjoni bejn il-partiti politiċi u n-negozju li spiss iwassal għall-regoli u liġijiet li minnhom igawdu l-ftit u mhux il-komunitajiet tagħna… Read more »
Rethink Culture’s Conversations is a space for respectful dialogue on complex issues shaping Maltese culture.
Based on Pope Francis’ visit to Malta in 2022 and supported by the Vicariate for Evangelisation and Justice & Peace – Malta, rethink.mt began as a podcast with various people active in Maltese society, to discuss the kind of society we are hoping to build together.
We are now inviting the public to join in the conversations and discuss topics including migration, sustainable development, cultural heritage, governance, economic systems, and the church in Malta… Read more »
The Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Council of Europe will be held in Reykjavík on May 16–17 2023. This is the fourth time in the 74-year history of the organisation that the leaders of the member states meet under the auspices of the Council.
The Summit will reaffirm the principles of the Council of Europe, as well as the Council’s support for Ukraine… Read more »
Over-reliance on particular segments of the economy such as construction, which has caused growing harm to our communities and wellbeing over time, is increasingly being recognised as problematic even by top politicians. Minister of Finance and Employment Clyde Caruana recently pointed out that we urgently need to rethink and recalibrate Malta’s economic model, which has favoured rapid GDP growth at the expense of workers’ rights, people’s quality of life and our natural environment… Read more »
The Justice and Peace Commission welcomes this public consultation and believes that if it is robust enough and its implementation properly enforced, the proposed regulations on the Contractor’s licence can be a step in the right direction. Also, we are aware that measures concerning who can enter the construction market as a contractor on their own, while important, cannot provide a comprehensive solution to all the well-known problems affecting this industry… Read more »
“Humanity is called to recognize the need for changes of lifestyle, production and consumption, in order to combat this warming or at least the human causes which produce or aggravate it. Obsession with a consumerist lifestyle, above all when few people are capable of maintaining it, can only lead to violence and mutual destruction.”
(Pope Francis, LS. 23. 204)
Numbers are not everything… Read more »
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… Read more »
Il-Malta Catholic Youth Network u l-Kummissjoni Ġustizzja u Paċi ħejjew riżorsa ġdida biex takkumpanja is-serje ta’ podcasts aħseb u ara.
Din ir-riżorsa toffri gwida għal diskussjoni dwar it-temi mit-Tagħlim Soċjali tal-Knisja msemmija fil-podcast.
- Il-Polarizzazzjoni tad-Diskors
- Il-Prinċipji tat-Tagħlim Soċjali tal-Knisja
- Il-Missjoni tal-Knisja
Ma’ kull tema ġew abbinati tliet jew erba’ filmati qosra, fejn ma’ kull filmat għandkom issibu:
• Kwotazzjoni mit-Tagħlim tal-Knisja jew diskorsi relevanti… Read more »