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06/02/2023

Earthquake in Türkiye and Syria: Malteser International sends emergency relief team

After the severe earthquake in Türkiye and Syria last night, the Turkish government asked the international community for help. The quake had a magnitude of 7.8 on the Richter scale.

30/01/2023

Pope Francis Receives the Capitulars in Audience and blesses the Order of Malta

The Lieutenant of Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap, together with members of the newly elected Sovereign Council and the participants in the Extraordinary Chapter General, were received this morning in audience by His Holiness Pope Francis.

28/01/2023

The Extraordinary Chapter General elected the Sovereign Council 

The Extraordinary Chapter General, presided over by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap, elected all the members of the Sovereign Council, who will remain in office for six years.

27/01/2023

The Extraordinary Chapter General of the Order of Malta elects the four High Charges of the Sovereign Council

Presided over by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap and Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi, Special Delegate of the Pope, the Extraordinary Chapter General of the Sovereign Order of Malta is underway near Rome.

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Lieutenant of the 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.

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