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Pope Francis Visit

Apr 3, 2022

Pope Francis visited the JOHN XXIII Peace Laboratory in Malta on Sunday 3rd. April 2022.         The activity started with a heartfelt speech by 91-year-old founder, Father Mintoff....

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Sixty Years Priest

Aug 7, 2015

Friday 7 August , on the 60th. anniversary of his priestly ordination, Fr. Dionysius Mintoff OFM celebrated Mass at the Church of St. Francis in Hamrun in the presence of the Friars of the fraternity,...

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John XXlll Kindness Award 2015

Jun 6, 2015

Thirteen year old Dylan Muscat, from Marsaskala was awarded the Pope John XXIII prize for kindness, an award organised by the Peace Lab since 1966. Dylan was awarded this prestigious award for the hel...

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National Award For Self-Achievement: B’ĦILTI WASALT.

May 6, 2015

Combatting Poverty and Social Exclusion The John XXIII Peace Lab, Hal Far is happy to announce that Karmenu Grima is the winner of the first edition of the National Award for Self-Achievement (B’HIL...

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Priests and Theologians Visit from Munich

Apr 22, 2015

A group of seventeen priests and fifteen theologians in the field of pastoral care as well as some couples visited the John XXIII Peace Lab on the 16th of April 2015.  They come from the diocese of M...

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European Refugee Fund (ERF)

Feb 10, 2015

The John XXIII Peace Lab was established in 1971 by Fr Dionysius Mintoff with the purpose of fostering solidarity and moral values.  In more recent years, it has responded to growing needs to house m...

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Flame of Peace Ceremony

Jan 2, 2015

Addressing those assembled at San Anton Gardens for the ceremony organised with Baden Powell Scouts and the  John XXIII Peace Lab this morning, President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca stated that ̶...

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Structural and refurbishment works at Peace Lab

Jul 31, 2011

The Peace Laboratory, established in 1971, occupies a site which originally housed a section of the Hal Far airfield. A British construction, the complex comprises a sanctuary and chapel, as well as s...

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John XXIII Kindness Award 2011

Jun 15, 2011

14-year-old Andre’ Abela was handed the Pope John XXIII Award for Kindness today in recognition for his dedication to a dying friend who suffered Leukaemia. Andre’, who is from Cospicua, r...

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Martin Sheen Visits Peace Lab & The Way Premier

Feb 28, 2011

Hollywood actor Martin Sheen was in Malta to watch the national premiere of his latest film, The Way, directed and written by his son Emilio Estevez. The Apocalypse Now star arrived along with America...

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Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948)

Jan 30, 2011

The Indian – Maltese community gathered at the Peace Lab, joining a Maltese crowd to honour this great prophet of Peace and to record his words of Solidarity, Non violence and Peace. Mr. Barwani...

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Women from One World

Sep 23, 2010

An international group of women (and a few men) gathered at the Peace Lab in Hal Far to unite in celebration of diversity and humanity. The special event, named Women from One World, was organised by ...

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