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03/12/2022

The Order of Malta mourns the passing of Fra’ John Edward Critien

With great sadness, the Grand Magistry announces the passing of Fra’ John Edward Critien. Grand Prior of Rome and former member of the Sovereign Council of the Order of Malta, he died today in the Magistral Palace at the age of 73.

Latest interventions
01/12/2022

The Grand Hospitaller in Ukraine

On November 28-29, an international delegation of the Order of Malta, led by the Grand Hospitaller Fra’ Alessandro de Franciscis, visited the Berehove relief unit of the Order in Ukraine.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
29/11/2022

Credentials presented by Portugal, Austria, Ecuador, North Macedonia

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ John T. Dunlap, received in audience in the Magistral Villa for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of Portugal, Austria, Ecuador, North Macedonia.

21/11/2022

The Order’s embassy to Namibia inaugurates a new professional school in Döbra

The Embassy to the Republic of Namibia of the Sovereign Order of Malta inaugurated a new agricultural school for professional training at the Catholic mission station of Döbra, about 25 kilometres north of the capital Windhoek.

14/11/2022

The Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem expects the birth of its 100,000th child

The Holy Family Hospital is about to pass an important milestone - that of the 100,000th child born since the Order of Malta has been managing the health facility in Bethlehem.

14/11/2022

Sixth World Day of the Poor

Meals in soup kitchens, food deliveries, medical and social assistance, visits to shelters for the homeless, collection of food and clothing.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
10/11/2022

Gratitude of Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

The Order of Malta’s Lieutenant Grand Master, Fra' John T. Dunlap, received the Ukrainian Exarch in Italy, Mgr. Dionisio Lachovicz, who gave him a letter from the head of the Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major Archbishop of Kiev-Halyc.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
09/11/2022

Credentials presented by Poland, Chile, Thailand and Ukraine

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ John T. Dunlap, received in audience in the Magistral Villa for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of: Poland, Chile, Thailand and Ukraine.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
08/11/2022

Romanian Royal Family received in Magistral Palace

The Sovereign Order of Malta’s Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' John T. Dunlap, received the Romanian royal family, Her Highness Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania, and His Highness Prince Radu, today in the Magistral Palace.