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Source: Melita Historica : Journal of the Malta Historical Society. 4(1967)4(282)

News of the Society

Joseph Cassar Pullicino

            His Eminent Highness the Grand Master of the S.M.O.M. has promoted Chev. E.R. Leopardi and Dr. E. Sammut, LL.D., Knights from Donat 1st Class

            Chev. R.B. Bonnici Calì, Donat 1st Class from Donat 2nd Class.

            Chev. V. Bonello and Rev. Fr. B. Fiorini delivered in the “XV Congresso Internazionale di Storia dell’Architettura,” 11-16 Settembre 1967. The first on Mattia Preti, Architetto, the latter on “Comunicazioni e Notizie Storiche sulla Architettura dei Conventi Francescani Maltesi.”

            Fr. B. Fiorini wrote three articles in the “Osservatore Romano” and Mr E.S. Tonna published “First Focus on Floriana.”

            Chev. E. Leopardi (+) and Fr. Alex Bonnici, O.F.M.Conv., wrote a series of interesting articles in the “Sunday Times of Malta.”

            Mgr. A. Bonnici, President of the Society, published a “History of Church in Malta,” Vol. I.

            Chev. J.E. Storace, has published a series of three full-page illustrated features on “Life in Austria,” in the “Sunday Times of Malta.”

            The Well-known Maltese underwater archaeologist Comm. Salvino A. Scicluna has been nominated Accademico d’Onore della Accademia Internazionale Siculo-Normanna (Italy) in the Science of Underwater Archaeological Research.

            Comm. S.A. Scicluna is internationally known for his researches in Malta and is the author of numerous articles on underwater research in the Mediterranean.

MEMBERS DECEASED

            Dr. E. Cesareo, M.D.

            Chev. E.R. Leopardi.

            Mr. R. Mifsud Bonnici.