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Order of St John of Jerusalem of
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Social assistance


Covid-19 Medal instituted

To express gratitude to those who provide assistance in an emergency situation, the Sovereign Council has established the ‘Sovereign Order of Malta Campaign Medal', which complements the Order pro Merito Melitensi.


Order of Malta’s Relief Organisation in Lithuania helping Afghani families

The Order of Malta’s Relief Organisation in Lithuania is more and more involved in the integration processes of Afghani people who have fled their country and are now seeking protection in Lithuania.


Facts, Not Feelings. Malteser publishes the 2021 edition of its Migration Report

Now in its third edition, the Maltese Migration Report 2021 sheds new light on migration in Germany. With its fact-based preparation, the report aims to provide impetus for an objective public discussion on different items, giving an up-to-date overview on migration developments.


Belarus: Order of Malta supports migrants in the border area

The Order of Malta has launched a programme for the distribution of food and basic necessities to migrants currently stranded on the border between Poland and Belarus.


The Order of Malta’s Relief Organisation in Lithuania celebrates 30 years of activities in the presence of the Grand Hospitaller

On the occasion of the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the Order of Malta’s Relief Organisation in Lithuania, the Grand Hospitaller Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montebl paid a visit to the country.


The Grand Chancellor’s visit to Hungary

The Grand Chancellor of the Order of Malta, Albrecht Boeselager, paid a visit to Hungary last week. During his stay, Albrecht Boeselager had a cordial meeting with Vice Prime Minister of Hungary Zsolt Semjén.


A new centre for Roma children inaugurated in Ukraine

The Saints Louis e Zelie Martin Centre in Beregovo, in Western Ukraine, was inaugurated on 7 June at the Malteser Relief Service headquarters in the Ukrainian city.


Cardinal Tomasi in Matteo 25 Community

The Procurator of the Grand Priory of Rome, Amedeo de Franchis, welcomed the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' Marco Luzzago, and Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi, the Pope’s Special Delegate to the Order of Malta, in the Matteo 25 Community in Rome.


“Mother Teresa” Award for 25th Anniversary of Order of Malta’s Albanian Voluntary Service

On its 25th anniversary, Malteser Albania has received the “Mother Teresa” decoration for its humanitarian activities in favour of the weakest social groups from the President of the Republic of Albania, Ilir Meta.