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

Year 2009

  • 11/01/2009

    The Order of Malta mourns the Passing of Cardinal Pio Laghi

    From 1993, Cardinal Patronus of the Order The death has occurred in Rome on 10 January 2009 of His Eminence Cardinal Pio Laghi, Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion of the Order of Malta with Cross of Profession ad honorem, at the San Carlo di Nancy hospital. “The Order has lost one of its […]

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  • 10/01/2009

    Cardinal Lajolo received into the Order

    The Order of Malta’s Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing received yesterday morning at the Magistral Palace Cardinal Giovanni Lajolo, President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and of the Governorate of Vatican City State. During the encounter, the Grand Master conferred on Cardinal Lajolo the insignia of Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and […]

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  • 09/01/2009

    Address of the Grand Master to the diplomatic corps

    The Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, received at the Magistral Villa on the Aventine the Ambassadors of the 102 countries accredited to the Order for the audience of the beginning of the new Year. Here is the address of the Grand Master. Monsieur le Doyen, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I […]

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  • 01/01/2009

    Pope Benedict XVI world peace day message

    Below we publish the full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s January 1, 2009 World Day of Peace Message: Fighting Poverty to Build Peace. 1. Once again, as the new year begins, I want to extend good wishes for peace to people everywhere. With this Message I would like to propose a reflection on the theme: […]

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