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

Year 2008

  • 23/06/2008

    The Grand Master received by his Holiness Benedict XVI in the Vatican

    Fra’ Matthew Festing, Grand Master of the Order of Malta, was received this morning by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI in the Vatican. The Order of Malta’s commitment in the Middle East, the effects of its medical and humanitarian operations in some of the most tormented areas in the planet, including Myanmar, Mexico and Peru, […]

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  • 22/06/2008

    Setting up two new health centres

    Malteser International has started renovations on a public health unit in the village of Tay Giang, central Vietnam. An ethnic minority lives in conditions of extreme poverty in this mountainous area. In this part of Vietnam the health units, besides being scarce and badly equipped, are also difficult to reach. Hence the Order of Malta’s […]

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  • 22/06/2008

    The Order’s aid in Myanmar for cyclone victims continues

    60,000 in Yangon gain access to safe drinking water An after effect of cyclone Nargis is polluted water. Order of Malta Emergency Relief teams have been able to set up water purification systems in Yangon, which mean safe drinking water for 60,000 people. The teams are also providing first aid and medical treatment for the […]

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  • 08/06/2008

    The Grand Master with the German pilgrims

    “I want to remind you of the motto of our pilgrimage, taken from the second Letter of St. Paul to the Corinthians: ‘We see ourselves as those have nothing and yet possess all things’. To see a thousand of you this evening is an impressive sight and some could easily conclude that “we consider ourselves […]

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  • 06/06/2008

    Help for flood victims

    fter the recent Alma and Arthur storms, the government of Guatemala has started to distribute the 38 tonnes of food donated by the Order of Malta and the UN World Food Programme to some 20,000 flood victims. The national disaster response agency (CONRED) has organised the transport of the food in trucks to the most […]

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