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



Funeral of the Grand Prior of Rome, Fra’ John Edward Critien, in St. Mary on the Aventine

The funeral of Venerable Bailiff Fra' John Edward Critien, Grand Prior of Rome, who died on 3 December at the age of 73, took place this afternoon, in the Church of St. Mary on the Aventine in Rome.


The Lieutenant of the Grand Master meets Albanian President Bajram Begaj

On 2 December, on the occasion of the celebrations for the 110th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Albania, the Lieutenant Grand Master, Fra' John Dunlap, had talks in Rome with the Albanian President, Bajram Begaj.


The Order of Malta mourns the passing of Fra’ John Edward Critien

With great sadness, the Grand Magistry announces the passing of Fra’ John Edward Critien. Grand Prior of Rome and former member of the Sovereign Council of the Order of Malta, he died today in the Magistral Palace at the age of 73.


The Lieutenant Receives Prince El Hassan of Jordan

Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan was received on Thursday morning at the Grand Magistry by the Lieutenant of the Order of Malta’s Grand Master Fra' John T. Dunlap and by the Grand Chancellor Riccardo Paternò of Montecupo.


The Grand Hospitaller in Ukraine

On November 28-29, an international delegation of the Order of Malta, led by the Grand Hospitaller Fra’ Alessandro de Franciscis, visited the Berehove relief unit of the Order in Ukraine.


Credentials presented by Portugal, Austria, Ecuador, North Macedonia

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ John T. Dunlap, received in audience in the Magistral Villa for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of Portugal, Austria, Ecuador, North Macedonia.


The Order’s embassy to Namibia inaugurates a new professional school in Döbra

The Embassy to the Republic of Namibia of the Sovereign Order of Malta inaugurated a new agricultural school for professional training at the Catholic mission station of Döbra, about 25 kilometres north of the capital Windhoek.


The Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem expects the birth of its 100,000th child

The Holy Family Hospital is about to pass an important milestone - that of the 100,000th child born since the Order of Malta has been managing the health facility in Bethlehem.


Sixth World Day of the Poor

Meals in soup kitchens, food deliveries, medical and social assistance, visits to shelters for the homeless, collection of food and clothing.