The celebration took place this morning for the admission of Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, Vicar General of His Holiness for the Diocese of Rome, to the Order of Malta with the dignity and rank of Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion.
10 working days, 11 medical units, 6 mobile assistance teams and 114 volunteers. These are the figures of the Order of Malta’s Portuguese Association 2022 campaign, organized every year to support pilgrims going to the Shrine of Fatima.
US First Lady Jill Biden meets with Order of Malta volunteers during her visit to the Slovak-Ukrainian border
During her visit to the Slovak-Ukrainian border, the First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden met with a team of volunteers from the Order of Malta currently assisting tens of thousands of Ukrainian refugees.
Under the coordination of Malteser International, the Order of Malta is continuing to provide relief to the Ukrainian population distributing medical equipment, food, hygiene kits and ensuring psycho-social support in Ukraine and in the surrounding countries.
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.