Aquarius Migrants, Order of Malta’s Medical Team on Dattilo: “In their eyes the hope for a better future”
Yesterday morning, Maria Rita Agliozzo and Marika Giustiniani, health professionals with the Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps, disembarked from the ship Dattilo in the port of Valencia. Last Tuesday they had embarked on the Coast Guard ship in Pozzallo to assist the 629 migrants arriving from the Libyan coast and saved at sea by the search and rescue operations of the SOS Méditerranée.
The Grand Master, Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, received in audience in the Magistral Palace for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of:
Nicaragua, H.E. Esther Margarita CARBALLO MADRIGAL
Benin, H.E. Agnes AVOGNON ADJAHO
A medical team of the Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps has just now boarded the Coast Guard ship Dattilo to assist those migrants who will shortly be transferred from the Acquarius vessel.
Guatemala Volcano Eruption: Order of Malta on site to provide medical assistance to victims and displaced persons
According to the latest information from the Guatemalan government, the death toll from last Sunday’s eruption of the Fuego volcano, 35 kilometres south-west of the capital of Guatemala, has risen to 109.
THE MAIN SEATS OF THE ORDER OF MALTA AND THEIR RESPECTIVE CONTACTS
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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.