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

Grand Master news

Grand Master news
09/06/2023

The Grand Master’s best wishes to Pope Francis

Yesterday Fra' John Dunlap sent a message of good wishes and closeness to Pope Francis, who was hospitalised at the Policlinico Gemelli in Rome after surgery.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
07/06/2023

European People’s Party Delegation meet in the Magistral Villa for a seminar

Tomorrow, Thursday 8 June, the Order of Malta’s Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap will receive some hundred European members of the European People’s Party at the Magistral Villa on the Aventine Hill for a debate on "Christianity, Europe and its Mission in the World".

Grand Master news
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
07/06/2023

One year ago the death of Fra’ Marco Luzzago

On 7 June one year ago, following a sudden illness, Fra' Marco Luzzago, Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, passed away.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
24/05/2023

Visit of the President of the National Assembly the Republic of Bulgaria

The President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria, Rossen Jeliazkov, was received today at the Magistral Palace by the Grand Master, Fra’ John Dunlap.

Grand Master news
24/05/2023

Grand Master Fra’ John Dunlap at the funeral of Fra’ James-Michael von Stroebel

The funeral of Fra' James-Michael von Stroebel, Grand Cross of Justice, who died on 2 May 2023 at the age of 95, took place on Friday, 18 May, in the Catholic Church of Saint Anne, Washington.

Grand Master news
16/05/2023

Election of Fra’ John Dunlap. Best wishes to the Grand Master from all over the world

The day after his election as head of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, the 81st Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap received numerous messages of congratulation and good wishes from heads of state of European and non-European countries, as well as the embassies of the countries accredited to the Order of Malta.

Grand Master news
05/05/2023

The 65th international pilgrimage to Lourdes, led by Grand Master Fra’ John Dunlap

The Order of Malta's 65th international pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, France, begins today. Leading the pilgrimage is Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap, in his first official engagement after his very recent election at the Council Complete of State.

Diplomatic Activities
Grand Master news
03/05/2023

Fra’ John Dunlap 81st Grand Master of the Order of Malta

Fra' John Dunlap has been elected Prince and 81st Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.

Grand Master news
02/05/2023

Chapter of Professed in progress on eve of election of Grand Master

The Chapter of Professed opened this morning in the Magistral Villa. This is the body responsible for drafting the binding list of three candidates for the election of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.