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

Year 2010

  • Credentials presented by Morocco, Chile, Uruguay and Slovenia


    Emergency Measures in the Flooded Danube Delta

    Over the last weeks the Order of Malta’s relief service in Romania (SAMR) has been providing emergency aid after the severe floods in Romania. Yesterday the prime minister Emil Boc announced 26 deaths with around 7000 homes damaged at an estimated cost of several hundred million euro. 37 of the country’s 41 provinces have been […]

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  • 09/07/2010

    Grand Master official visit to Canada

    At the invitation of the Honourable Noël A. Kinsella, Speaker of the Senate of Canada, the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing attended the International Fleet Review hosted by Canada’s Navy in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as part of the Canadian Naval Centennial (1910-2010) in the presence of Her Majesty […]

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  • 25/06/2010

    The Grand Master received by his Holiness Benedict XVI

    His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI received in audience Fra’ Matthew Festing, Grand Master of the Order of Malta, accompanied by members of the Sovereign Council. The long private conversation focused on the Order of Malta’s initiatives to foster inter-religious dialogue and its commitment in the Holy Land, as well as its medical and humanitarian work […]

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  • Credentials presented by Morocco, Chile, Uruguay and Slovenia


    Infantile tuberculosis awareness day

    During the Infantile Tuberculosis Prevention Day, Malteser International organized role playing, singing and dancing in Yei to teach children how to recognize and prevent tuberculosis and sleeping sickness, two of the most frequent diseases in Southern Sudan. Each child received a kit consisting of a t-shirt and folder with educational material, provided by the Cologne […]

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  • 10/06/2010

    The Grand Master receives the French Minister of Health

    The Order of Malta’s Grand Master, Fra’ Matthew Festing, received Roselyne Bachelot, French Minister of Health and Sport in the Magistral Palace. “We need you because the health system requires institutions that respond to citizens’ necessities and the Order of Malta is an exceptional representative,” Mrs Bachelot stated in her address. “We are asking you […]

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