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



A Hospital Ship brings healthcare to rural communities along the Rio Napo in Peru

Medical examinations, gynaecological and dental consultations as well as assistance for the elderly are just some of the services offered by the Order of Malta’s Peruvian Association on its Hospital…


“Christmas Soup” in Lithuanian cities

Ambassador Bechtolsheim: “An effective tool for financing social projects and involving new young volunteers” “Christmas Soup”, the campaign by the Order of Malta’s Lithuanian Relief Organization, now in its ninth…


Ten years after the tsunami disaster in southern Asia

Photocall: Malteser International interventions tell the story in pictures On December 26th 2004 South East Asia was struck by an earthquake, magnitude scale nine. The worst earthquake in recent history,…


US school children join in campaign to fund the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem

The “Bottles for Bethlehem” initiative launched by the diocese of Phoenix, Arizona, is gathering together students of the local Catholic schools in an original joint fund-raising effort. Lots of small…


Church of San Rocco hosts the traditional Christmas lunch for the homeless

“It’s a great experience, an opportunity for sharing”. It’s now four years that Simonetta Giulietti Pellegrini has been helping to organise the Christmas lunch for the homeless hosted by the…


Order of Malta and the International Organization for Migration in close collaboration for humanitarian emergencies

“The Order of Malta and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) work closely to aid victims of humanitarian emergencies,” said the Order’s Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva. Addressing…


The Grand Master addresses letter to members of the Order of Malta and appeals for support for populations in need

In a letter sent this week to all members and volunteers of the Sovereign Order of Malta, the Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing has made an appeal to help those…


Credentials presented by Georgia and Costa Rica

The Grand Master of the Order of Malta received in the Magistral Palace the new Ambassadors of Georgia and Costa Rica.


Newly appointed Cardinal Patronus celebrates first Mass for the Order of Malta at the San Giovanni Hospital, Rome

His Eminence Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke today celebrated his first Mass for the Order of Malta in the Order’s San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Rome. He was greeted warmly by the…