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Visit by José Cura at the Archives

A visit by José Cura, a world renowned Argentinian operatic tenor and conductor, was held at the Archive of the Metropolitan Cathedral. Mro Cura was accompanied by Catherine Tabone, CEO [...]

Curiosities from the Archives

The testimonies documented in the Inquisition archives are full of emotional narratives that reflect movement and Mediterranean connectivity. Like this example were an Augustinian friar, born in the Philippines, travelled [...]

Early Music Day 2022 Concert in memory of Dun Gwann

A selection of Baroque music from the Cathedral musical repertoire, conducted by Gillian Zammit on behalf of Mro Marco Mencoboni. The event was held memory of Dun Gwann Azzopardi, organised [...]

Visits 2021 highlights

14.06.2021 : The Cathedral Archives welcomed the Turkish State Archivist’ Professor Ugur Unal. A short presentation on Maltese-Ottoman political relations as highlighted from some treasures kept at the archives, was [...]

The funeral of Mgr John Azzopardi (20.02.2021)

Mgr John Azzopardi (Dun Ġwann) John Azzopardi, son of Gerald and Nicolina was born on 11 th May 1937. In 1954 he entered at the Archbishop’s Seminary in Floriana and [...]

Visits 2020 highlights

24.01.2020 : Dr Valeria Vanesio and Claudia Garradas on-site curator of the Malta Study Centre studying and compiling the metadata for the Spoils of the Knights of the Order Of [...]

Visits 2019 highlights

12.06.2019 : Maestro Brian Schembri studying the newly discovered manuscript score of the opera L’ Alpino composed by Carlo Diacono in 1917. 25.06.2019 : 15.11.2019 : MA Baroque Studies students [...]

Visits 2018 highlights

27.01.2018 : A high delegation from the European Early Music Network REMA was hosted and given an on-site lecture by archivist Mgr John Azzopardi and Dr Frederick Aquilina about the [...]

Visits 2017 highlights

28.09.2017 : Catholic Archives Society (UK) visit 02.11.2017 : The National Literacy Agency and Heritage Malta in collaboration with the Cathedral Archives have organised a rewarding activity for students who [...]

“Cultura e Vangelo: lavoro pastorale permanente” – Bishop Carlos A. Moreira Azevedo

È conosciuta la celebre affermazione di un dramma fra cultura e vangelo, riconosciuto nel 1975, da Paolo VI nella “Evangelii Nuntiandi”1. Questo non ha cessato di crescere fino ai nostri giorni. […]