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The Order of Malta chapter general

Rome, 08/06/2004 


The Chapter General of the Sovereign Order of Malta, called every five years, took place in Rome from the 4th to the 6th of June, under the chairmanship of His Highness Fra’ Andrew Bertie, 78th Grand Master of the Order. Fifty-eight representatives were present: the members of the Government, the Grand Priors, the Regent of Subpriories, and elected representatives of the 44 National Associations of the knights established around the world.

The Chapter General is the Supreme Assembly of Knights, which elects the members of the Sovereign Council (the Government of the Order), the Government Council and the Board of Auditors, amend the Constitutional Charter and Code as appropriate, and discuss important issues such as spiritual status, the humanitarian activities and diplomatic relations of the Order.

The results of the elections are the following:

MEMBERS OF THE SOVEREIGN COUNCIL (Government of the Order):

Grand Commander (Head of the Religious members):

H. E. Fra’ Giacomo DALLA TORRE del TEMPIO di SANGUINETTO

(Italy, University Librarian)

Grand Chancellor (Minister for External and Internal Affairs):

H. E. Count Jacques de LIEDEKERKE

(Belgium, Lawyer)

Grand Hospitaller (Minister for Health and Humanitarian action):

H. E. Albrecht Freiherr von BOESELAGER

(Germany, Lawyer)

Receiver of the Common Treasure (Minister for Budget and Finance):

H. E. Marquis Gian Luca CHIAVARI

(Italy, Company Executive)

H. E. Fra’ Carlo ARDITI di CASTELVETERE

(Italy, Lawyer)

H. E. Fra’ John A. MacPHERSON

(Canada, University Professor)

H. E. Fra’ Elie de COMMINGES

(France, Teacher and Librarian)

H. E. Fra’ Filippo Maria FERRETTI di CASTELFERRETTO

(Italy, Lawyer)

H. E. Jean-Pierre MAZERY

(France, Economist)

H. E. Antonio SANCHEZ-COREA, Jr.

(United States, Engineer and Lawyer)

MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT COUNCIL:

Winfried Graf HENCKEL von DONNERSMARCK

Don Prospero COLONNA, Prince de AVELLA

Don Pedro MERRY del VAL y DIEZ de RIVERA,Marqués de la VILLA de ORELLANA

Antonio Carlos da SILVA COELHO

Thomas Francis CARNEY, Jr.

Raphaël Georges DEBBANÉ

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF AUDITORS:

President

Count Francesco LECHI

Members

Franz Graf von HARNONCOURT-UNVERZAGT

Baron Carlo EYRL di WALDGRIES e LIEBENAICH

Charles J. WOLF, Jr

Viscount Bruno de PAZZIS

Alternates

Count Carlo d’IPPOLITO

Joseph Murray CIANCIOLO

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