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

News

30/01/2023

Pope Francis Receives the Capitulars in Audience and Blesses the Order of Malta

The Lieutenant of Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap, together with members of the newly elected Sovereign Council and the participants in the Extraordinary Chapter General, were received this morning in audience by His Holiness Pope Francis.

28/01/2023

The Extraordinary Chapter General elected the Sovereign Council 

The Extraordinary Chapter General, presided over by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap, elected all the members of the Sovereign Council, who will remain in office for six years.

27/01/2023

The Extraordinary Chapter General of the Order of Malta elects the four High Charges of the Sovereign Council

Presided over by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap and Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi, Special Delegate of the Pope, the Extraordinary Chapter General of the Sovereign Order of Malta is underway near Rome.

27/01/2023

The Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan prepare for the visit of Pope Francis

On his 40th Apostolic trip, Pope Francis will travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo from January 31 to February 3 and then will spend two days in South Sudan, until 5 February.

26/01/2023

Order of Malta’s Italian and Romanian Relief Corps mission in Ukraine

The delegations of the Order of Malta’s Italian and Romanian Relief Corps (CISOM and SAMR) went to Ukraine, in the south-western region of Kamianets-Podilskyi, to visit some refugee centres, humanitarian-aid warehouses and meet local civil and religious authorities.

25/01/2023

The Extraordinary Chapter General of the Order of Malta opened today 

The Sovereign Order of Malta's Extraordinary Chapter General opened today at a retreat house outside of Rome after several days of spiritual reflection.

24/01/2023

Ukraine: Working together to heal invisible wounds

The Orders of St. John have joined forces again for the first time in centuries to help traumatized children and adolescents in Ukraine.

19/01/2023

Meeting of the Chapter of the Professed

The Chapter of Professed, the body that meets before the Chapter General, as provided for in Article 31 of the new Constitutional Charter of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, opened last night at a retreat house outside of Rome.

17/01/2023

Cardinal Fortunato Frezza Bailiff of the Sovereign Order of Malta

In the presence of the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' John T. Dunlap, there was a celebration this morning for the admission of Cardinal Fortunato Frezza, canon of St. Peter in the Vatican, into the Sovereign Order of Malta with the dignity and rank of Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion.