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
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.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
27/02/2022

The Order of Malta’s reform in the audience with the Pope

Pope Francis received in audience the Lieutenant Grand Master Fra' Marco Luzzago, Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi and his working group and a delegation of the Order of Malta. The focus of the meeting was the Order of Malta's reform.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
19/01/2022

Credentials presented by Serbia, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Philippines

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: Serbia, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, Philippines.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
17/01/2022

Official visit of Chairman of Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency

The current Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Željko Komšić, was received today by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra' Marco Luzzago in the Order of Malta’s Magistral Villa in Rome.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
11/01/2022

Speech by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Sovereign Order of Malta

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra' Marco Luzzago today held the Audience of the beginning of the year with the Diplomatic Corps , which was held in a reduced form due to the pandemic.