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^M - Rome: The Order of Malta’s doctors and psychologists tackle the new drama in the Strait of Sicily   -^M - Lithuania: over 80,000 meals distributed in 2014 by the Order of Malta’s Relief Organisation   - - Cuba: wide-ranging commitment from soup kitchens to medical missions   - ^M - Rome: A Hospital Ship brings healthcare to rural communities along the Rio Napo in Peru   -^M - Lithuania: “Christmas Soup”, an effective tool for financing social projects and involving new young volunteers   - - United States: school children join “baby bottle campaign” to fund the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem   - - Italy: Church of San Rocco hosts the traditional Christmas lunch for the homeless   - - Romania: combatting early school leaving among the Roma   - - Belgium: third reception centre for the homeless opens   - - Hungary: medical care for families isolated by poverty   - - Bulgaria: after the floods the Order’s Embassy in Sofia organizes volunteers and emergency aid   - - Iraq: Malteser International expands aid outreach   - - Liberia: the Order of Malta sends medical supplies for the Ebola emergency   - - South Sudan: Half of population at risk of famine   - - Iraq: Order of Malta delivers container clinic and medical aid to camps   - - Iraq: Medicines for 10,000 displaced Christians and minorities   - - Palestine: humanitarian aid for Gaza victims   - - Holland: thirty-first International Summer Camp for the disabled young   - - Iraq: Assessment team on its way to Erbil    -

Latest news

Philippines: Order of Malta delivers 700 homes to survivors of Typhoon Yolanda. Grand Master received by President Aquino

Manila 04/03/2015

The handover of the symbolic key for the 700 homes the Order of Malta has built in Basey, Bantayan and Cebu, devastated by typhoon Yolanda, was the most significant moment of the meeting between the President of the Republic of the Philippines, Benigno Aquino, and the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, in Malacañan Palace on 3 March.

“Religions Together for Humanitarian Action”

Rome 02/03/2015

Experts, academics and religious leaders will gather in Geneva at the United Nations Headquarters on 27th May for a one day long debate

In the framework of its participation in the World Humanitarian Summit next year in Istanbul, the Sovereign Order of Malta is organising the Symposium “Religions together for humanitarian action”. Policy makers, religious leaders and academics will gather together in the UN Geneva Headquarters on May 27th to tackle sensitive issues related to the 2016 summit – an initiative of UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon – these including the contribution of faith based organisations in war theatres and the role of religions in promoting reconciliation and resilience building.

The Grand Master’s Official Visit to the Philippines

Roma 28/02/2015

The Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta Fra’ Matthew Festing has left Rome for an official visit to the Philippines where he will be received by the President of the Republic Benigno Aquino III and by a delegation of the Manila government. His visit falls on the 50° anniversary of the opening of diplomatic relations between the south-east Asian country and the Sovereign Order of Malta.

1,300 arrive in Rome for the mass and initiation of the cause of beatification of Fra’ Andrew Bertie

Rome 20/02/2015

The Grand Master sends a message to the Holy Father to renew the Order of Malta’s adherence to the papal magisterium

Some 1,300 came to Rome from all over the world to participate this morning in the mass and opening of the diocesan inquiry on the Cause of Beatification and Canonisation of the Servant of God Fra’ Andrew Bertie. A very significant event for the Order of Malta, as it is the first time in its millenary history that a Grand Master has been proposed for sainthood.

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