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

Year 2007

  • 03/10/2007

    The Order of Malta in Lebanon: help for a war-torn nation

    An eye witness account In the land of the cedars, where the poor, the very young and the very old still suffer the effects of the recent war, the independent reporter and sociologist Leandro Abeille has observed the Order of Malta’s effective system to support those most in need. With ten health centres in Lebanon, […]

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  • 14/09/2007

    Floods in Burkina Faso: the Order of Malta’s emergency services mobilized

    The heavy rain which caused serious flooding at the beginning of September in many regions of Burkina Faso has to date killed 33 people, injured 76 and caused considerable material damage. The Burkina Faso emergency and ambulance corps based at Bobo Dioulasso, set up by the Ordre de Malte France, helped to transport victims to […]

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  • 10/09/2007

    The Order of Malta’s pilgrimage to Assisi

    Led by Grand Master Fra’ Andrew Bertie, on 8 September the Order once more made its traditional pilgrimage to Assisi. In the Patriarchal Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, Holy Mass was celebrated by Cardinal Pio Laghi and Msgr. Angelo Acerbi and attended by many of the Order of Malta’s delegations. Members of the Sovereign […]

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  • 22/08/2007

    Helping Peruvian child victims of the recent earthquake

    The Order’s local organisations step in Following the dramatic earthquake (7.9 on the Richter scale) which has ravaged the southern coast of Perù, the voluntary relief service of the Peruvian Association of the Order of Malta has immediately started collecting the most needed items for the victims. The Peruvian Malteser volunteers will bring the relief […]

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  • Credentials presented by Liberia Thailand Colombia Brasil Seychelles Croatia


    New appointments for Cardinal Tauran and Archbishop Sandri

    Two valued members of the Order of Malta have recently received important recognitions in the hierarchy of the Roman Curia. Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion, was appointed President of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue by H.H. Benedict XVI on 25 June. Archbishop Leonardo Sandri, Conventual Chaplain Grand Cross ad […]

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  • 03/07/2007

    Migrants number 191 million worldwide

    Experts estimate that 3% of the world’s population is involved in various kinds of migration: over 191 million men, women and children are forced to leave their countries for various reasons. 24.5 million migrate because of war.

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  • 22/06/2007

    The Grand Master received by his Holiness Pope Benedict XVI

    His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI today received in audience Fra’ Andrew Bertie, Grand Master of the Order of Malta, who was accompanied by members of the Sovereign Council. Matters touched on during the talks included the Order’s initiatives for peace in the Middle East, its medical activities in over 22 countries in Africa and South […]

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  • 20/06/2007

    The Grand Master meets the Grand Magistry’s staff

    At the Order’s Magistral Villa, the Grand Master Fra’ Andrew Bertie was greeting by a long and enthusiastic applause for the traditional meeting with the Grand Magistry’s staff yesterday. In his speech, the Grand Master asserted that “you all perform invaluable work, each in his or her own area of competence. Although this work increases […]

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