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News – Mdina Cathedral Museum Archives

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Temporarily closed

  Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Museum of Mdina and Archives are closing down for visitors until further notice. This measure, taken in line with state directives, serves to reduce the likelihood of spreading the disease further and keeping both the visitors as well as the staff and their families […]

“The Crib turns strangers into friends” – Malta Convention for European friends of the Crib 2018

The Għaqda Ħbieb tal-Presepju – Malta will be hosting the first ever European Crib Convention to be held in the Maltese islands.

Cathedral Archives receive donation of musical compositions by Maestro Pawlu Grech

A recent donation of musical compositions by maestro Pawlu Grech, a contemporary composer and artist who spent his life studying in Rome and London.

“Trees” exhibition extended to the end of October 2018.

Museum visitors are still able to view the Trees exhibition together with the Museum’s permanent collection until the end of October 2018.

TVM programme “MaltArti” interviews the “Trees” exhibition team.

Museum visitors are still able to view the Trees exhibition together with the Museum’s permanent collection until the end of October 2018.

Prof. Mario Buhagiar – “There is a widespread misconception that Malta before the Knights was a cultural desert.”

Prof. Buhagiar gave an address on the newly-restored Medieval Choir stalls during their inauguration on Friday, 28th of September 2018. 

Launch of the newly-restored 1486 Cathedral Choir Stalls

The launch of the restored Medieval Choir Stalls (c.1486) took place on Friday, 28th of September 2018.  This excellent partial reconstruction is now on display as part of the Museum’s permanent collection.

Newspaper article covers ongoing “Trees” exhibition

Museum visitors are still able to view the Trees exhibition together with the Museum’s permanent collection until the end of October 2018.

A published overview of “Archivum Cathedralis Melitæ Fons Historiæ”

A featured article has been excellently written by Mr Noel D’Anastas, who briefly outlined and explained the various archival fonts conserved in the Chapter’s Archives at Mdina. Besides this, the author gave an overview about the 50th anniversary exhibits which have been publicly exposed during the months of May and June 2018. View the article in […]

“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. È diventata proverbiale e si ripete frequentemente la frase di Santo Giovanni Paolo II: “una fede che non diventa cultura è una fede non pienamente […]