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

Year 2003

  • 02/04/2003

    Ambassador Felice Catalano di Melilli died

    Ambassador Baron Felice Catalano di Melilli, Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion in Obedience of the Order of Malta, who was Grand Chancellor of the Order from 1984 to 1997, died in Rome on 30th March. Born in Catania on 24th January 1914, Ambassador Catalano entered a diplomatic career in 1938 and held important […]

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  • 13/03/2003

    Unhcr appoints Order of Malta Germany (mhd) to Afghanistan aid task

    Following a successful support operation in Bosnia, the Order of Malta Germany-MHD has been elected by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) to take over responsibility for the rehabilitation of three Provinces in Afghanistan. The project has been set up to improve the reintegration of refugees or internal displaced persons. It has a […]

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  • 07/03/2003

    Washington: white house talks between Papal Envoy and President Bush

    Extracted from the March 7, 2003 edition of Osservatore Romano. HE Cardinal Pio Laghi yesterday met with the President of the United States, George W. Bush, at the White House, to deliver a message from the Holy Father. This evening, Cardinal Laghi plans to meet with the U.S.Secretary of State, Colin L. Powell. Cardinal Pio […]

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  • 28/02/2003

    Water supply preparations in case of war

    The Order of Malta’s emergency corps has set up two water purification systems, together with an Emergency Health Kit, in Silopi, Turkey, which is located 30 km from the Iraq border. The lack of clean drinking water and medical supplies has already become a major problem in Northern Iraq and it is likely to increase […]

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  • 25/02/2003

    Investiture makes history on the Asian mainland

    Another historic step for the Order was taken with the celebration of the first investiture of members on the Asian mainland. In Singapore, ten new knights and one dame of Magistral Grace were welcomed into the Singapore Delegation of the Australian Association of the Order. The official party included Cardinal Idris Edward Cassidy,President Emeritus of […]

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