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

Volunteer Corps

27/07/2022

Countdown to Order of Malta’s 37th International Summer Camp for Disabled Youths

Everything is ready for the Order of Malta’s 37th International Summer Camp for the young disabled, an event that has been held every summer for almost forty years.

Latest interventions
17/05/2022

Portuguese volunteers aid and assist pilgrims going to Fatima

10 working days, 11 medical units, 6 mobile assistance teams and 114 volunteers. These are the figures of the Order of Malta’s Portuguese Association 2022 campaign, organized every year to support pilgrims going to the Shrine of Fatima.

Latest interventions
24/03/2022

Ukraine war: the Order of Malta scaling up its relief operations in the region

Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, the Order of Malta – with the coordination of Malteser International – has provided food, support and medical assistance to some 275,000 people at border crossings.

10/12/2021

Vaccinations in St Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna

To counter the new wave of Covid infections, the Austrian government imposed a total lockdown on 22 November. At the same time the demand for vaccination increased exponentially. On the initiative of Cardinal Christoph Schönborn - Metropolitan Archbishop of Vienna and Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion of the Order of Malta - a Covid-19 vaccination centre was set up in St Stephen’s cathedral in Vienna.

Latest interventions
22/09/2021

Order of Malta Slovakia volunteers providing assistance during the apostolic visit of Pope Francis

During Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to Slovakia - 12-15 September - the Order of Malta´s relief organization in Slovakia (Malteser Aid Slovakia) provided assistance and organisational support to the Slovak Conference of Catholic Bishops in various fields.

16/11/2020

Germany: poverty and old age, a combination in worrying growth

In Germany, some 16% of over 65-year-olds are at risk of poverty. For the Fourth World Day of the Poor on 15th November Malteser Deutschland with the German Caritas wanted to draw attention to the fate of the poor

Latest interventions
12/08/2020

‘A week after the apocalypse in Beirut.’

A week ago a terrible explosion brought destruction and death to Beirut. The President of the Order of Malta's Lebanese Association, Marwan Sehnaoui, wrote a letter of appeal, which is not only a cry of grief for the battered Lebanon, but also describes the activities carried out in support of the population.

26/06/2020

Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps Turns 50. Lieutenant ad-interim congratulates President

It was 24th June 1970 when the Order’s Grand Magistry first established its volunteer corps in Italy

Latest interventions
19/05/2020

Covid-19: Summary of the actions taken worldwide by the Order of Malta

The Order of Malta is increasing its worldwide engagement dealing with the Covid 19 pandemic, scaling up its socio-medical projects in the 120 country where its Associations relief and volunteer corps operate.