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



Zimbabwe: extension of healthcare programme

With financial support of the German Federal Foreign Office, the Order of Malta was able to extend the basic healthcare programme in Zimbabwe. In cooperation with the “Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst” (German…


Order of Malta library catalogue now online

Our Library specializes in works on the Order of Malta, genealogy and religion. The collection contains some 13,000 volumes, all of which are available to researchers. The daily updated online…


The Order of Malta activities in the balkans

Serbia and Montenegro, Bosnia Herzegovina: Order of Malta income generation programmes to continue. High unemployment rates and low productivity paralyse the economic development on the Balkans. Especially returning minorities suffer…


Full diplomatic relations established between the Order of Malta and Jordan

On 29 June 2003 full diplomatic relations between the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan were established through the signing of a protocol in Amman, by…


The Order’s hostel in cizur menor (Navarra, España) for pilgrims

As in other years, the Order of Malta’s hostel for pilgrims on the “Camino de Santiago will be open from June 1st through September 29th. The hostel is adjacent to…


The pope receives the Order’s Grand Master in audience

His Holiness Pope John Paul II received in audience at the Vatican the Prince and Grand Master of the Order, Fra’ Andrew Bertie, accompanied by the Senior Officials of the…


Democratic Republic of Congo: emergency aid for idps

For several weeks already, the population of Bunia in the North-East of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the whole province Ituri suffer from severe fightings of rival armed ethnic…


Red cross gold medal conferred on the Order’s italian military corps

The 126th anniversary of the founding of the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Italian Military Corps was celebrated on June 14th at the Cecchignola Military Base. During the celebrations the Commander…


Renewal of the health agreement between Morocco and the Order of Malta

On his recent official visit to Morocco, the Grand Master, Fra’Andrew Bertie, spoke of his pleasure at the establishment of a Health Agreement between the Order and the State of…