To express gratitude to those who provide assistance in an emergency situation, the Sovereign Council has established the ‘Sovereign Order of Malta Campaign Medal’, which complements the Order pro Merito Melitensi.
Speech by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta
The Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago today held the Audience of the beginning of the year with the Diplomatic Corps , which was held in a reduced form due to the pandemic.
In partnership with the Mauritanian Ministry of Health, the Embassy of the Order of Malta in Mauritania organised a mission to Nouakchott from 5 to 13 December, in the framework of the establishment of a future Mauritanian first Aid Service and to train first aid and ambulance trainers.
The Order of Malta’s Relief Organisation in Lithuania is more and more involved in the integration processes of Afghani people who have fled their country and are now seeking protection in Lithuania.
The Order of Malta’s activities in 120 countries
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Lieutenant of the Grand Master
The Lieutenant of the Grand Master is elected for a term of one year. According to the Constitution, as the religious Superior and Sovereign, he must fully dedicate himself to the development of the works of the Order and to set an example of living by Christian principles, to all the members 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.
Magistral Library and Archives
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.