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

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Year 2006

  • 19/12/2006

    Grand Master’s Christmas message

    First of all, I send to every member of the Order and to all our volunteers and friends my best wishes for a holy and peaceful Christmas and a happy New Year 2007. This year has continued to record developments of our work for the poor and the sick in many areas. The effects of […]

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  • 13/12/2006

    The funeral of the Grand Prior of Austria

    Last Monday in Vienna, the Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra’ Andrew Bertie, participated in the funeral of the Grand Prior of Austria, the Ven. Bailiff Fra’ Wilhelm von und zu Liechtenstein, who died on 27 November. Born in Schloss Frauental on 29 May 1922, he entered the Order of Malta in 1986, […]

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  • 04/12/2006

    The Grand Master receives Cardinal Tauran

    The Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra’ Andrew Bertie, received this morning in the Magistral Palace Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, Archivist and Librarian of the Roman Catholic Church, former Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See. During the meeting, the Grand Master conferred on Cardinal Tauran – until 1996 Grand Cross and […]

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  • 29/11/2006

    The Grand Master receives the Italian Minister of Justice

    On 28 November, the Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra’ Andrew Bertie, received the Italian Minister of Justice, Sen. Clemente Mastella, in the Magistral Palace. During the long and cordial meeting, the Grand Master reiterated the Order’s gratitude to Italy, which has been hosting the government seats of the Order for more than […]

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  • 27/11/2006

    Credentials presented by Venezuela, Bulgaria, Spain and Austria

    The Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Andrew Bertie received in separate audiences, for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of: – Venezuela, Ivan Guillermo Rincón Urdaneta, on 20 November 2006; – Bulgaria, Valentin Vasilev Bozhilov, on 21 November 2006; – Spain, Francisco Vázquez y Vázquez, […]

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  • 25/11/2006

    The demise Of Bailiff de Michel de Pierredon

    Bailiff Conte Géraud Michel de Pierredon went to meet his maker on Friday 17 November 2006. With his death the Order of Malta lost a leading figure. Legation Secretary from 1949 to 1955, Bailiff de Pierredon’s great devotion brought him to positions of great responsibility: in 1970 member of the Order’s Sovereign Council and from […]

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  • 06/11/2006

    Official visit of the Hungarian President Sólyom

    The national anthems in the Order’s Magistral Villa in Rome, a brief stop on the terrace to admire the view and a long and cordial conservation touching on both past and present. The official visit of the President of the Republic of Hungary László Sólyom, accompanied by his wife, to the Grand Master of the […]

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  • 26/10/2006

    The Grand Master receives the Matteo Ricci International Award

    The Catholic University of Milan awarded H.M.E.H. Fra’ Andrew Bertie, Prince and Grand Master of the Order of Malta, the Matteo Ricci international award, sponsored by the Faculty of Political Science. Established in 1998, the prize has been awarded just once before to the Archbishop Prof. Giuseppe Pittau. The award ceremony took place yesterday in […]

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