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



Fra’ John T. Dunlap at the Consistory in Vatican City

Arriving from the five continents, the cardinals met in St Peter’s Basilica on the afternoon of Saturday, 27 August for Pope Francis’ eighth Consistory, during which 20 new cardinals were nominated


Six months war in Ukraine: Humanitarian aid from the Order of Malta reaches 65 locations throughout the country

Every night we are frightened when the bomb alert goes off. For six months, the entire country has been experiencing the cruelty of this war. Fear has become a constant companion of the people.


500 Years after the First Circumnavigation of the Earth

On 6 September 1522 the ship Victoria returned to the port of Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Spain. She was the only survivor of the expedition begun over three years earlier commanded by the Portuguese Ferdinand Magellan.


South Sudan: hunger crisis worsens as global prices rise

Rising prices on the world market, severe impacts of climate change and economic consequences of the pandemic have led to almost two-thirds of the population in South Sudan depending on aid.


Ukraine war: from emergency response to mid-term planning

After 5 months of war, presently 15.7 million Ukrainians are in need of humanitarian aid. According to latest figures, 6.3 million people are internally displaced,


Holy Mass in St Peter’s Basilica for the International Summer Camp youth

A multitude of colours, a babel of languages, rivers of joy and friendship all peacefully invaded St Peter’s Basilica this morning


Condolences for the passing of Count Jacques de Liedekerke

The Grand Magistry of the Order of Malta shares the grief of the family and members of the Belgian Association for the death of Count Jacques de Liedekerke on 30 July last.


World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The Order of Malta’s comprehensive commitment

The Sovereign Order of Malta joins the international community on 30 July, World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, condemning any form of human trafficking and modern slavery.


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.