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



Grand Master greets the diplomatic corps accredited to the Order

Yesterday the Grand Master received in audience the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Sovereign Order, to exchange greetings for the new year. The meeting was held in Santa Maria del…


The Knights of Malta at the service of the poor

Interview given by the Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra’ Andrew Bertie to Ludina Barzini, journalist of “Corriere della Sera”, on the occasion of the official visit to…


Message from Bethlehem

The message that we send you today is different from previous messages. We are about to celebrate Christmas, the birth of the Prince of Peace. In this Holy Land, torn…


The Grand Master’s message to the members of the Order

I wish all members of the Order, our volunteers and friends, a very happy Christmas and peaceful New Year. Last year was not without its difficulties, but on the whole…


The Grand Master received at the quirinale palace this morning by the President Ciampi

The Grand Master, Fra’ Andrew Bertie, was received at the Quirinale Palace this morning by the President of the Italian Republic, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. As the Grand Master and his…


The Order of Malta for hunger in Southern Africa

Angola: Angola has faced 27 years of civil war throughout the country. With the end of the fighting in April 2002, the extension of the humanitarian crisis became more and…


Grand Master chairs aid meeting in Bolivia

Bolivia hosted the Order’s recently held Conference of the Americas in Santa Cruz, where delegates were warmly welcomed by HE Gonzalo Torrico, President of the Bolivian Association. The conference was…


Help for earthquake victims in Italy

The earthquake which hit the town of San Giuliano di Puglia on the morning of 31 October killed 26 small children and 3 teachers at the local primary school. Half…


United Nations assistance mission Afghanistan

After three months of successful work in Kabul, the first medical team of Malteser (the emergency corps of the German Association of the Order of Malta), will return to Germany….