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

Year 2009

  • 19/02/2009

    ‘An even stronger relationship between the Order and Europe’

    The cooperation agreement signed with the President of the European Commission The President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso received in Brussels the Grand Master of the Order of Malta Fra’ Matthew Festing. During the meeting, together with the Order’s Grand Chancellor Jean-Pierre Mazery, an important international cooperation agreement was signed. In his statement, […]

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  • 18/02/2009

    The Grand Master visits Brussels

    Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing’s visit to Brussels from 16 to 19 February was marked by several official encounters. After the signature of the international cooperation agreement with the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, the Grand Master also had meetings and talks with: – Hans-Gert Pöttering, President of the European Parliament – […]

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  • 15/02/2009

    Sovereign council decisions

    At the session of 12 February 2009, the Prince and Grand Master and the Sovereign Council approved the election to the office of Grand Prior of Rome of H.E. the Ven. Bailiff Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto who, according to Art. 159 of the Code, resigned from the Sovereign Council. At the […]

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  • 13/02/2009

    The Grand Master visits Hungary

    On the invitation of the President of the Republic László Sólyom, the Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing visited Hungary from 8 to 11 February. The talks with President Sólyom at the Sándor Palace in Budapest focused on the collaboration between Hungary and the Order of Malta in the health and social areas and the possible […]

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  • 29/01/2009

    Grand Master visits Ampleforth

    Fra’ Matthew Festing returned to his old school in England at Ampleforth College this week and hold a conference to members of the Upper VI class on the History and Aims of the Order of Malta. Fra’ Matthew Festing and his predecessor Grand Master Fra’ Andrew Bertie (1988 – 2008), were both educated at Ampleforth […]

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  • 20/01/2009

    In the front line against leprosy and HIV

    A new clinic for treating tuberculosis and AIDs patients, training seminars for safe childbirth attended by 185 midwives, HIV and leprosy prevention campaigns: Malteser International’s work in Sudan continues despite the new tensions arising with the international community. “After twenty years of civil war, south Sudan has almost nothing,” explains Johannes Schweda, Malteser International project […]

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