Aleteia

Malta

The ancient, legendary story of the Chapel of the Nativity of Mary of Fort St. Angelo

The Maltese victory over an Ottoman invading expedition in 1565 providentially happened on the Feast of the Blessed Virgin’s Nativity.

How the Maltese Cross helped refugees in WWII

Citizens of Malta painted the crosses on the front of their homes as a show of support and a pledge of service to refugees.

The fascinating story of the Marian National Shrine and Our Lady of the Grotto of Mellieħa, in Malta

One of the oldest traditions is that St. Luke painted this fresco during his sojourn in Malta, way back in AD 60.

A close look at the ancient Sanctuary of the Immaculate Conception of Qala, in the Maltese islands (Gozo)

The Santwarju tal-Kunċizzjoni Immakulata tal-Qala is one of the most ancient places of Christian worship in the Maltese Islands.

A virtual visit to the Our Lady of the Snows site in Marsaxlokk, Malta

The second delivery in our Marian Devotion and Veneration in Malta series.

Malta, a land of Marian devotion and veneration

The country is alone among nations for having a 2,000-year-old Christian tradition.

7 Great archaeological finds from 2019

Each year offers more evidence for the authenticity of biblical records.

Catacomb art in Malta provides testimony to life of early Christians

Hal Resqun tomb was covered and neglected for many years.

Experts believe they have found an anchor from St. Paul’s shipwreck

The location of the anchors would change what we know of the path of St. Paul's voyage.

The Church is everywhere in Malta

St. Paul was shipwrecked off the coast of Malta in the year 60, and left behind an island that, to this day, is inhabited by some of the most passionate and unabashed Catholics in the world.