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

Year 2005

  • 26/04/2005

    The Grand Master at St. Peter’s for the mass inaugurating the Pontificate

    Over 400 thousand people attended the mass for the inauguration of Benedict XVI’s pontificate on Sunday 24 April in St. Peter’s Square, Rome. There were thirty-six heads of state and one hundred and forty official delegations from all over the world. Among these was the Order of Malta’s delegation led by the Grand Master Fra’ […]

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  • 23/04/2005

    Jean-Pierre mazery elected Grand Chancellor

    In its session of 16 April 2005, the Order of Malta’s Sovereign Council, or government, elected Jean-Pierre Mazery as Grand Chancellor. He succeeds Bailiff Jacques de Liedekerke who has held the position of Grand Chancellor since 1 January 2002 and who has resigned for family reasons. In accordance with articles 151 and 152 of the […]

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  • 22/04/2005

    The department of neurosurgery inaugurated in the Gaslini hospital

    The Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra’ Andrew Bertie, inaugurated the new neurosurgical department of the Istituto Giannina Gaslini Children’s Hospital of Genoa, set up with the Order’s contribution. After the inauguration ceremony and benediction by the Gaslini parish priest, Rev. Fra’ Aldo Campone, the Grand Master visited some young patients, offering words […]

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  • 18/04/2005

    The Grand Master at the funeral of Prince Rainier

    The Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra’ Andrew Bertie, participated in the funeral service for Prince Rainier III, which took place on the morning of 15 April in Monaco Cathedral. Before the ceremony, the Grand Master presented his condolences and those of the Order of Malta to the Grimaldi family. Several Heads of […]

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  • 11/04/2005

    The Grand Master at the funeral of Pope John Paul II

    More than 200 Heads of State and government took part in the funeral of His Holiness Pope John Paul II in St.Peter’s Square in Rome. The delegation of the Order of Malta was led by the Grand Master, Fra’ Andrew Bertie. Among those present were the King of Spain, Juan Carlos, with Queen Sophia, the […]

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  • 06/04/2005

    John Paul II: the Grand Master visits the Order’s first-aid post

    The medical stations of the Order’s Italian Ambulance Corps have been added to the First-Aid Post in St. Peter’s Square, run by the Order of Malta since 1975 in cooperation with the Holy See. This unit is also providing medical assistance to pilgrims 24 hours a day.On the afternoon of Wednesday, 6 April, the Grand […]

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  • 06/04/2005

    The Order of Malta mourns the death of Prince Ranieri

    The Prince and Grand Master of the Order of Malta Fra’ Andrew Bertie has expressed his grief at the news of the death of H.S.H. Prince Ranieri III of Monaco. The Grand Master and all the members of the Order offer their heartfelt condolences to the prince’s family, so deeply affected by the loss of […]

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  • 03/04/2005

    The Grand Master pays homage to Pope John Paul II

    In his visit to the Vatican to pay his respects, the Grand Master of the Order, Fra’ Andrew Bertie, rendered homage to the Holy Father, whose body lay in state in the Sala Clementina at the Vatican. Accompanying the Grand Master were some members of the Sovereign Council, the Prelate of the Order, Monsignor Angelo […]

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