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Lieutenant of the Grand Master News

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
11/06/2022

Messages of condolences for the death of Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ Marco Luzzago

The Grand Magistry has received numerous heartfelt messages of condolence after the sudden death last Tuesday of the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' Marco Luzzago.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
09/06/2022

Fra’ Marco Luzzago Lying in state

The Lying in State of Fra' Marco Luzzago will be held in the Church of Santa Maria in Aventino, in the Sovereign Order of Malta's Magistral Villa complex in Rome. Solemn funeral on Tuesday 14 June.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
07/06/2022

Grand Magistry announces death of H.E. the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago

The Grand Magistry announces, with deep sorrow, the return to the Father's house of the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' Marco Luzzago, who passed away today at Villa Ciccolini.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
23/05/2022

Lieutenant of the Grand Master visits Naples and Pompeii

Fra' Marco Luzzago, the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Lieutenant of the Grand Master, visited Naples and Pompeii from 19 to 21 May, guest of the Grand Priory of Naples and Sicily.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
18/05/2022

Vicar General of His Holiness for the Diocese of Rome received in the Order

The celebration took place this morning for the admission of Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, Vicar General of His Holiness for the Diocese of Rome, to the Order of Malta with the dignity and rank of Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
28/04/2022

Credentials presented by Italy, Egypt, Spain

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ Marco Luzzago, received in audience in the Magistral Villa for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of Italy, Egypt and Spain.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
26/04/2022

“Easter Lunch” in the gardens of the Magistral Villa

After almost three years of interruption due to the pandemic, the "Easter Lunch", the traditional appointment of the volunteers of the Order of Malta's Rome Delegation with the neediest, was held again on 23 April.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
15/04/2022

The Easter message of Fra’ Marco Luzzago: let us cultivate the hope of peace

Dear confreres and consoeurs, dear volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta around the world, I wish you and your families a very happy Easter.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
29/03/2022

The Pope’s supplication to Our Lady for Ukraine: Free us from this war

Pope Francis presided over the penitential liturgy in St Peter’s Basilica, during which he made a plea to consecrate and entrust humanity, and especially Russia and Ukraine, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.