• The three Ps

    Jean Claude Attard

    Thierry Henry recently recalled how his former FC Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola had a system based around the “three Ps” – position, possession and play. Perhaps the beautiful game, with its ironies and obscenities, is somehow a reflection of the life we lead. Insights from football characters like the now ...

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  • Il-Mara l-Ħoxna: ix-xipli, il-godlija, u l-bejniet

    Għaqda tal-Malti – Università

    L-idjoma dwar id-dehra tagħna, bħala bnedmin u bħala Maltin, ma tonqosx. Ħu mill-għana tradizzjonali (“L-Aqwa Nisa l-Maltin,” tar-Ringu), u poeżiji oħra (ara l-istudji t’Immanuel Mifsud), u tinduna kemm dan hu minnu. Imma qabelxejn, x’nifhmu b’użu idjomatiku? Minbarra li b’idjoma nifhmu mod ta’ espressjoni, nifhmu wkoll frażi li intużat ħafna u ...

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  • Defending the Common Good

    Dr John Paul Cauchi

    In this small country of ours, we often find ourselves wondering whether we have any concept of common good, or as it is more commonly known – public good. Some of you might say that we have a social welfare system that, despite its many faults, ensures that a common ...

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  • Church and State – the ongoing debate

    Bernard Micallef

    Much has been said on the role of the Church in society, on the role of the Church in public life, on the role of the Church in politics.  Some have stated that the Church must strictly look at and interfere in religious issues; while others have said that it ...

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  • Living Together

    Bernard Micallef

    I have been living in a community for three years now, and sometimes I just wonder what the use of such a life is when in my role as a diocesan priest I would probably be living on my own.  Do I get anything out of this? Sometimes we work ...

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