The Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta Fra’ Matthew Festing conferred the decoration of Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion on Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller.
The Order of Malta participates in a Special Session focused on the role of faith-based institutions to promote peace & provide relief in areas of conflict.
Reaffirming the principles of humanitarian action: humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence, is one of the goals of the participation of the Order of Malta in the first World Humanitarian Summit.
After three years of intense consultations, world leaders will convene in Istanbul on 23 and 24 May for the first ever WHS.
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The Grand Master is elected for life from the Professed Knights by the Council Complete of State. According to the Constitution, as the religious Superior and Sovereign, he must fully dedicate himself to the development of the works of the Order
Seats of the Order
Situated in the heart of Rome’s historical centre, on Via dei Condotti, the Magistral Palace has been the residence of the Grand Master and seat of the Sovereign Order of Malta’s government.
The Magistral Library is the principal library of the Sovereign Order of Malta and represents one of the world’s most complete collections of its history.