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

Year 2008

  • 10/07/2008

    California: the Order’s health clinic in the New Oakland cathedral

    A special dedication mass will be held on 25 September next for the new Christ the Light Cathedral Centre in Oakland, California. At the same time the Order of Malta’s health clinic will start up in the cathedral, where work is almost completed. This health clinic was created with the hope of helping the thousands […]

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  • 03/07/2008

    Grand Master Inaugurates special exhibition at Fort St Angelo, Malta

    The Grand Master, Fra’ Matthew Festing today inaugurated a special exhibition of antique Chinese ceramics at Fort St.Angelo in honour of the 78th Grand Master of the Order Fra’ Andrew Bertie, whose love of oriental cultures was well known, as was his belief that the exchange of interest in other cultures was a powerful way […]

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  • 25/06/2008

    Feast of St. John: the Grand Master receives the Ambassadors

    Yesterday in Rome, in the Order of Malta’s St. Mary of the Aventine church, H.M.E.H. the Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing attended Holy Mass celebrated by His Eminence Cardinal Pio Laghi, on the feast-day of the Order’s patron St. John the Baptist. According to tradition, also in attendance at the solemn occasion were the Sovereign […]

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  • Credentials presented by Morocco, Chile, Uruguay and Slovenia


    Extensions to the Blessed Gérard Care Centre and Hospice

    In Mandeni in the Ilembe district, South Africa, one of the poorest areas in the country, the Order of Malta’s Blessed Gérard Hospice has for years been helping the poor and sick in the region, where 88% of the population test HIV positive. 24 June, the feast day of St. John the Baptist, patron of […]

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  • 24/06/2008

    The Vatican and the Order of Malta sign postal services convention

    The agreement with which the Vatican City State recognises the full validity of stamps issued by the Order of Malta was signed in the Vatican today, 24 June. Cardinal Giovanni Lajolo, President of the Governorate, and Jean-Pierre Mazery, Grand Chancellor of the Order of Malta, signed the convention that extends the centuries-old relationship between the […]

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

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