After the announcement of the World Health Organization declaring the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern” and the warning of a possible outbreak spreading across the region, Malteser International scaled up its regional prevention programmes.
The funeral of Cardinal Paolo Sardi, who died on 13th July aged 84 after a short illness, was celebrated today in St. Peter’s Basilica.
The Grand Magistry of the Sovereign Order of Malta has learned with great sadness of the death today in Rome of His Eminence Cardinal Paolo Sardi, Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion.
“Numbers and facts say a lot to us, but values tell us even more.” These words introduce the 2019 activity report of the “Maltesers” by Elmar Pankau, president of the executive committee of Malteser Hilfsdienst and Malteser Deutschland
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.