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

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Grand Master news
04/11/2019

Russia and the Order of Malta 1697-1817: French edition presented in Rome

The French edition of the book Russia and the Order of Malta 1697-1817 has been launched in Rome in the Magistral Villa. The unique nature of this publication was illustrated in the presence of Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto and numerous diplomats.

Grand Master news
29/10/2019

“Thank you, thank you, thank you!” Grand Master to pilgrims at Our Lady of Loreto Shrine

This the year the Order of Malta’s annual pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Loreto, in central Italy, was blessed with three days of magnificent weather: the contrast between the blue sky and the white basilica of the Holy House will long remain engraved in the memories of the over 1700 participants.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
18/10/2019

Grand Master’s Official Visit to Germany: meetings with President of Germany Steinmeier and President of Bundestag Schäuble

The official visit of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre to Germany continues with a crowded agenda. Yesterday, after a meeting with the Apostolic Nuncio to Berlin, Nikola Eterović, the Grand Master was received in Bellevue Castle by the President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
16/10/2019

First two days of the Grand Master’s visit to Germany

Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto’s visit to Germany started in Duisburg, at the San Raphael hospice for the terminally ill. In this facility, run by the Order of Malta, the Grand Master met two patients in their rooms and was able to appreciate the efforts made by doctors and volunteers to alleviate the suffering and isolation that often accompanies these last years of life.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
14/10/2019

Official visit of the Grand Master of the Order of Malta to Germany

The Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto today embarks on the first Official State Visit of a Grand Master to the Federal Republic of Germany.

Grand Master news
12/10/2019

Order of Malta’s National Day in 22 Italian squares

Following the success last year, the Order of Malta’s National Day in Italy was repeated on 12 October. In this second edition, members and volunteers were present are 22 Italian squares to illustrate the Order of Malta’s numerous humanitarian and welfare activities in Italy and worldwide with the aim of creating an ever greater network of solidarity.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
11/09/2019

Farewell of Diplomatic Corps Doyen, Ambassador of Ukraine, Tetiana Izhevska

After ten years of intense and profitable cooperation, Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto today received the farewell visit of Her Excellency Tetiana Izhevska, Ambassador of Ukraine to the Order of Malta and Doyen of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Order.

Grand Master news
09/09/2019

Grand Master with 600 on Pilgrimage to Assisi

On 7 September there was an extraordinary sight in front of the Papal Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels in Assisi: the immense forecourt had been literally invaded by members of the Order of Malta who, like every year, had gathered here for the traditional pilgrimage in homage to the Blessed Virgin of Mount Philermos, patron saint of the Order.

Grand Master news
29/08/2019

The Grand Master at the Italian Summer Camp

The Order of Malta’s eighth Italian Summer Camp, held this year in Modena from 19th to 24th August, has ended. A total of 134 young people aged between 18 and 35 from all over Italy took part in this very special holiday that combines entertainment with helping others.