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Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta

Year 2001

  • 01/12/2001

    The Grand Master’s message to all members of the Order

    I wish all members of the Order a very happy Christmas and serene New Year. The past year has not been too peaceful, and we have seen some dramatic and unfortunate happenings: what has affected us closely is the severe damage sustained by our maternity home in Bethlehem, which was hit by shells, causing a […]

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  • 06/11/2001

    Day of prayer for the feast of the immaculate conception

    His Most Eminent Highness, Fra’ Andrew Bertie, has proclaimed that December 8th, 2001, the feast of the Immaculate Conception, shall be a day of prayer for peace in the world in the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. All members and friends of the Order are asked to attend Mass and to pray for peace among […]

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  • 29/10/2001

    The diplomacy of the Order of Malta intervene in favour of the hospital

    The dramatic situation of the Order’s Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem has driven the Order of Malta diplomacy into action. On request of the Association des OEuvres Hospitalières Françaises de l’Ordre de Malte, the French Foreign Ministry intervened with the Israeli government. The President of the Federal Association of the Order of Malta in the […]

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  • 29/10/2001

    Aid to the population of Belize after the hurricane of 8th october

    After hurricane Iris struck Belize on Monday Oct. 8th an humanitarian relief operation has been organized as a joint effort led by SMOM Ambassador to Belize, Thomas F. Carney, Jr., which included support from the Honduran Association SMOM, AmeriCares, the American Association SMOM, the Honduran Government, the Belize Government and the British Expeditionary Forces in […]

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  • 26/10/2001

    The hospital is still under fire

    During the night of 25 October, three Israeli shells landed on the grounds of the Order of Malta Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem, Palestine. One of them landed at the entrance of the hospital and hit the car of the gynecologist on call, causing major damage to the rear of his car and spraying the […]

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  • 26/09/2001

    The Order of Malta is preparing help for Afghanistan refugees

    Today the ECOM President, Mr. de Cock de Rameyen, in coordination with the Grand Hospitaller of SMOM, Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager, has decided to prepare possible relief actions for Afghanistan-refugees. According to information coming from OCHA, UNHCR and the international press more than a million refugees from Afghanistan are trying to leave the country and […]

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