Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto will participate in one of the most significant events of the celebrations, the Easter Vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday 20th April.
In a message of solidarity to the French President Emmanuel Macron, Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto expressed his consternation and the solidarity of the Order of Malta after the terrible fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral of Notre Dame.
On 5th April, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Order of Malta’s Grand Priory of Rome and the Italian hospital in Karak.
Inaugurated in Lagos on 26 March, the “Bakhita Empowerment” centre is an initiative of the Order of Malta with the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Louis for protecting and rehabilitating young women victims of prostitution and human trafficking when they return to Nigeria.
The Order of Malta’s activities in 120 countries
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The Grand Master is elected for life from the Professed Knights by the Council Complete of State. 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 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.