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



The Grand Chancellor at the International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief in London

With the aim of strengthening international cooperation to guarantee and promote freedom of religion or belief, the International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief was held on 5 and 6 July in London.


Grand Hospitaller in Ivory Coast to celebrate half century of relations

Arriving last week in Abidjan, the Order of Malta’s Grand Hospitaller had a busy calendar for celebrating the 50 years of excellent diplomatic relations with the African country bordering the Gulf of Guinea.


Working lunch between EU ambassadors focussed on war in Ukraine and the role of diplomacy.

The new geopolitical balances arising from the war in Ukraine, the role of the great powers after the upheavals in the world order - starting with China - the food crisis caused by the war, the role of diplomacy and cooperation in promoting dialogue:


El Salvador talks focussed on war, pandemic and food shortages

The consequences of the pandemic on the social fabric and health and economic systems were among the topics discussed during the meeting between El Salvador’s Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill Tinoco and Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager.


The Lieutenant with the Fra’ Giacomo Group at lunch for the needy

This morning the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' John T. Dunlap, left the Magistral Palace and walked to the Oratory of Saint Ignatius. To celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptist, he attended a special lunch for the needy served by the "Fra' Giacomo Group" of the Order of Malta’s Rome Delegation.


Wide-ranging cooperation between Order of Malta and Panama

Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager received Ana Luisa Castro Novey, Deputy Foreign Minister of Panama on the afternoon of June 24 at the Magistral Palace.


The Order of Malta celebrates St John the Baptist around the world

The Order of Malta celebrated its patron saint. The feast of St John the Baptist was honoured by the Order of Malta's Grand Priories, National Associations, Embassies and Relief Corps on five continents.


The Lieutenant of the Grand Master in audience with Pope Francis

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra' John Dunlap, was received in audience this morning in the Vatican by Pope Francis.


Lieutenant of the Grand Master at Saint John the Baptist Hospital

A Mass in the marquee of the Saint John the Baptist Hospital in Rome was the first official engagement of the new Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' John T. Dunlap, who yesterday afternoon visited the hospital run by the Order of Malta’s Italian Association.