Official Visit in the Republic of Benin. The President to the Grand Master: your hospital a centre of excellence
The official visit of Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre in the Republic of Benin, initiated on 22 January, continues with a busy schedule of meetings. Yesterday a meeting was held with the President of the Republic, Patrice Talon, when many topics of mutual interest were discussed.
Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Della Torre begins his official visit today in the Republic of Benin, the West African state with which the Order of Malta has enjoyed diplomatic relations since 1972.
Hansen’s disease, more commonly known as leprosy, still exists and causes suffering, social exclusion and death in over 150 countries. This is why it is still absolutely necessary to continue to fight this disease and the prejudice surrounding it.
Speech of the Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta
The Grand Master, Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, received today the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta.
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.