On 28, 29 and 30 January, the Order of Malta will be taking part in the 69th World Leprosy Day. Leprosy, or Hansen disease, is one of the neglected diseases which is still present in many countries in the world.
The Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ Marco Luzzago, received in audience in the Magistral Villa for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of: Serbia, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Philippines.
The current Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Željko Komšić, was received today by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago in the Order of Malta’s Magistral Villa in Rome.
Malteser International – the Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency – has launched a project in 23 schools in South Sudan to raise awareness among schoolgirls on how to protect themselves from Covid-19 infections.
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.