Sovereign Military Hospitaller
Order of St John of Jerusalem of
Rhodes and of Malta

Latest News


European People’s Party Delegation meet in the Magistral Villa for a seminar

Tomorrow, Thursday 8 June, the Order of Malta’s Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap will receive some hundred European members of the European People’s Party at the Magistral Villa on the Aventine Hill for a debate on "Christianity, Europe and its Mission in the World".


One year ago the death of Fra’ Marco Luzzago

On 7 June one year ago, following a sudden illness, Fra' Marco Luzzago, Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, passed away.


Order of Malta and Republic of Armenia celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations

The Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the Republic of Armenia celebrate today 25 years of diplomatic relations.


The Grand Hospitaller makes heartfelt appeal at the 76th World Health Assembly in Geneva

The Grand Hospitaller of the Order of Malta, Fra’ Alessandro de Franciscis, is in Geneva participating in the seventy-sixth World Health Organization Assembly which opened on Sunday 21 May.

The Order of Malta’s activities in 120 countries

Grand Master

Fra’ John T. Dunlap

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

The government seat of the Sovereign Order of Malta

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 cultural point of reference on the Sovereign Order of Malta

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.

Order of Malta

around the World


Sovereign Order of Malta


A selection of articles sent four times a year directly to your inbox. The newsletter is free of charge.