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

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
25/01/2023

The Extraordinary Chapter General of the Order of Malta opened today 

The Sovereign Order of Malta's Extraordinary Chapter General opened today at a retreat house outside of Rome after several days of spiritual reflection.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
19/01/2023

Meeting of the Chapter of the Professed

The Chapter of Professed, the body that meets before the Chapter General, as provided for in Article 31 of the new Constitutional Charter of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, opened last night at a retreat house outside of Rome.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
17/01/2023

Cardinal Fortunato Frezza Bailiff of the Sovereign Order of Malta

In the presence of the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' John T. Dunlap, there was a celebration this morning for the admission of Cardinal Fortunato Frezza, canon of St. Peter in the Vatican, into the Sovereign Order of Malta with the dignity and rank of Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
16/01/2023

Inauguration of new headquarters for Perugia -Terni Delegation

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' John Dunlap, attended the inauguration of the new headquarters of the Order of Malta’s Umbrian Delegation on Saturday 14 January.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
13/01/2023

Cardinal Arthur Roche Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion of the Order of Malta

This morning the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap conferred the insignia of Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion on Cardinal Arthur Roche, Archbishop of Leeds and since 2022 Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
12/01/2023

The international situation and cooperation with the Italian authorities

Giulio Tremonti, President of the Foreign and Community Affairs Commission of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, had a meeting this morning with the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' John Dunlap, the Grand Chancellor Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo and the Receiver of the Common Treasure Fabrizio Colonna,

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
10/01/2023

Lieutenant of the Grand Master receives Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Antonio Tajani

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' John Dunlap, today received the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Antonio Tajani at the Magistral Palace in Rome.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
10/01/2023

Credentials presented by Cape Verde

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 Ambassador of Cape Verde, Eurico CORREIA MONTEIRO.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
05/01/2023

Funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

There were over fifty thousand faithful of every nationality gathered this morning in St Peter’s Square for the last farewell to the Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Among the authorities in the front row before the papal canopy there was the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' John Dunlap.