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

Grand Master news

Grand Master news
05/02/2024

Monsignor Luis Manuel Cuña Ramos, Conventual Chaplain Grand Cross of the Order of Malta

Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap conferred the insignia of Conventual Chaplain Grand Cross ‘ad honorem’ on the Prelate of the Order of Malta Monsignor Luis Cuna Ramos. Present at the ceremony were the four High Charges and Members of the Sovereign Council. 

Grand Master news
29/01/2024

Grand Master Fra’ John Dunlap receives delegation of bishops headed by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

A summit of IARCCUM (International Anglican-Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission) was held in Rome, starting on January 22. Pairs of Anglican and Catholic bishops from 27 countries attended the “Growing Together” summit for a series of ecumenical discussions and visits to holy sites in Rome.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
27/01/2024

Audience with Holy Father opens final day of Order of Malta’s Ambassadors Conference

The third and final day of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta’s Ambassadors Conference opened this morning as the Holy Father received in private audience all the participating ambassadors.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
26/01/2024

Focus on artificial intelligence and humanitarian diplomacy on day two of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta Ambassadors Conference

Second day of the Conference of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta’s Ambassadors, opening yesterday in the Magistral Villa.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
24/01/2024

Conference of Sovereign Military Order of Malta Ambassadors

Some 100 ambassadors of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta will converge on the Magistral Villa in Rome from tomorrow January 25 until Saturday 27 for a general Conference on the state of the art and prospects of the Order of Malta’s diplomacy.

Grand Master news
10/01/2024

Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J. Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion of the Order of Malta

This morning, the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Fra' John Dunlap, conferred the insignia of Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion on Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
09/01/2024

New Year’s Address to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Order of Malta

The Grand Master Fra’ John Dunlap today held the Audience of the beginning of the year with the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
09/01/2024

Credentials presented by Slovenia

The Grand Master Fra’ John Dunlap received in audience in the Magistral Villa for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassador of Slovenia, H.E. Franc But.

Grand Master news
01/01/2024

Fra’ John Dunlap writes to Pope Francis for 57th World Peace Day

Most Blessed Father, Thank you for also this year drawing the attention of the faithful, of the leaders and of the whole world to a theme of great and growing importance for Peace among humankind which obliges a very deep and very timely moral reflection.