The next pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place during the second week of November 2020. The Order of Malta’s last historic gathering in the Holy Land was in October 2007, when 1,400 pilgrims coming from 20 countries visited Nazareth, Bethlehem and the Sea of Galilee.
The Order of Malta’s 61st international pilgrimage has ended
Memorandum of understanding signed with Italy for international cooperation in favour of third parties
This morning in the Magistral Palace in Rome a memorandum of understanding reinforcing international cooperation for developing third-world countries has been signed between the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Sovereign Order of Malta.
Chaired by Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, the Chapter General of the Sovereign Order of Malta was held in the Magistral Villa in Rome on 1st and 2nd May.
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.