From traditionalists to canonists and cardinals, Malta’s bishops dropped jaws with an interpretation of Francis’s call to priests to open the door to divorced Catholics
PL whip Godfrey Farrugia calls for change in law to ensure that childrens' wishes are respected in divorce and separation cases
New guidelines state that those who are remarried and “at peace with God” may receive communion
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The couple married in 2002 but the woman filed for separation in 2007, after the man disappeared following her discovery of another family in Libya
Majority of divorces granted in 2012, both in Malta and Gozo
The Family Court upheld a request for divorce, although the former wife claimed that her former husband did not pay her maintenance in full.
Bishop of Gozo 'hopes that one of the results of the synod would be the rediscovery of the meaning of love in the context of family'
86 judgements were handed down in the first four months of 2014
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Husband ordered to pay former wife €33,000 in child support and fines, after wife makes €5.5 million claim.
Closing the PN general council, Lawrence Gonzi was set to rebrand his party for modern times. Gonzi is the confessional stance, as a more secular vision is ushered in.
Updated basic principles accepts 'different bonds of families'
Divorce granted to separated MPs Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando and Marlene Pullicino.
Muscat emails | Anti-divorce movement say their private correspondence had been stolen, not leaked to the press.
Ecclesiastical tribunal's Vicar-General says lawyers demand exaggerated fees.
By voting against divorce the Prime Minister has dented the democratic credentials of his party, a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) says.
Nationalist MP Censu Galea is calling on the Church to refute statements made by a priest, Mgr Anton Gauci, who branded MPs who voted for divorce as “heretics” and “on the road to hell.”
Divorce law campaigner and Labour candidate Deborah Schembri has been readmitted to the Ecclesiastical Tribunal's album after her clients were told by the Curia to look for another lawyer to represent them.
A MaltaToday survey shows Labour leading with a whisker in the strategic Gozo electoral district, despite the strong showing of the anti-divorce campaign in the May referendum on divorce, where 68% voted against.
Divorce in Malta has become law today, following its publication in the Government Gazzette after President George Abela formally signed the bill.