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The Order of Malta’s new Constitution

The Order of Malta’s new Constitution

Pope Francis today promulgated the new Constitutional Charter and Code of the Order of Malta and appointed a provisional Sovereign Council.

The Constitutional Charter and Code, the texts of which are available in Italian here, enter into force today.

With the oath taken this afternoon in the Magistral Palace during the Sovereign Council in the presence of the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ John T. Dunlap, the Grand Commander Fra’ Emmanuel Rousseau, the Grand Chancellor Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo, the Grand Hospitaller Fra’ Alessandro de Franciscis and the Receiver of the Common Treasure Fabrizio Colonna entered into full power.

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