More than 2,000 volunteers from all over Germany came into action to support the people affected with over 4,000 major relief interventions.
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergey Vershinin, was received by an Order of Malta delegation led by Amb. Stefano Ronca, Secretary General for Foreign Affairs. The meeting was held on 27 July at the Magistral Villa in Rome.
The Saints Louis e Zelie Martin Centre in Beregovo, in Western Ukraine, was inaugurated on 7 June at the Malteser Relief Service headquarters in the Ukrainian city.
Over 900 Order of Malta volunteers are currently in action following devastating flooding in parts of Germany. They are providing food and care for the people affected and helping with reconstruction where possible.
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.