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
01/01/2022

Lieutenant of the Grand Master writes to Pope Francis on World Peace Day

Letter from the Lieutenant of Grand Master Fra' Marco Luzzago in response to Pope Francis' message for the 55th World Day of Peace, to be celebrated today, 1 January 2022

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
23/12/2021

Christmas message from Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago

Dear brothers and sisters, dear volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta in the world, the year we have lived has presented us with many challenges. The pandemic crisis that has gripped us for almost two years now continues to affect us all.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
25/10/2021

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier received by the Sovereign Order of Malta

The President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier was received today at the Magistral Villa in Rome, the Order of Malta's seat of government.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
25/10/2021

Vatican Gardens receive Our Lady of Philermos

The image of Our Lady of Philermos, protector of the Order of Malta since the fourteenth century, was unveiled on 22 October in the Vatican Gardens with a ceremony.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
30/09/2021

Credentials presented by Germany, Gabon, Uruguay, Namibia

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 Germany, Gabon, Uruguay, Namibia.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
13/09/2021

Return to Assisi

The Order of Malta’s pilgrimage to the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, a few kilometres from Assisi, has particular significance for the Order’s Italian members.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
09/09/2021

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master at the celebrations for Blessed Gerard

In the oldest town on the Amalfi coast - Scala - the celebrations for the ninth centenary of the death of Blessed Gerard, founder and first Grand Master of the Order of Malta, came to an end.

Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
05/07/2021

Message of closeness to Pope Francis after surgery

This morning, the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' Marco Luzzago, sent the Holy Father his good wishes for a speedy recovery.

Diplomatic Activities
Lieutenant of the Grand Master News
30/06/2021

Credentials presented by Argentina, Cuba, Honduras, Moldova

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 Argentina, Cuba, Honduras, Moldova.