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

Humanitarian & medical works


The Order of Malta’s volunteers continue their efforts for the extraordinary Jubilee

There are over a thousand Order of Malta volunteers who, from 7 December 2015 – the launch of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy -– up to the end of August 2016.


Malteser International prepares emergency relief after Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti unleashing widespread destruction and flooding. Malteser International is mobilizing aid in order to help those affected.


Cooperation agreement between the Bambino Gesù Hospital and the Order of Malta’s Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem

The vocational training agreement was signed this morning in the Order of Malta’s headquarters in Rome

Diplomatic Activities

Lithuanian Prime Minister thanks the Order of Malta for 25 years of service

The Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta visited Lithuania for the 25th anniversary of the Lithuanian Relief Organisation of the Order of Malta.

Latest interventions

The Grand Hospitaller Visits the Earthquake Zone in Italy

“We will continue to help the people in the areas devastated by this earthquake,” said the Order of Malta’s Grand Hospitaller during his visit to the affected towns.

Latest interventions

Pope Francis Proclaims Mother Teresa of Calcutta a Saint

Over 120,000 people began to file into St. Peter’s Square and the streets around the Vatican to attend the ceremony for the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

Latest interventions

Emergency Teams of the Order of Malta in Rescue and Assistance for Victims of the Earthquake in Central Italy

Grand Master sends message of condolence to Italian President Mattarella Teams of doctors, nurses and rescue workers of the Italian Relief Corps of the Sovereign Order of Malta travelled on site early this morning to the areas hit by the violent earthquake at 3:30 am in central Italy, affecting Lazio, Abruzzo and Marche.

Latest interventions

Children’s Hospital in Aleppo Moved to Cellar

The Malteser International supported children’s hospital in Aleppo, Syria, has moved its operations into the cellar in order to give staff and patients as much safety as possible.


Maternity unit for Burundian refugees in Tanzania

Since unrest began in Burundi in mid-2015, hundreds of thousands of Burundians have fled to safety in neighboring countries.