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



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…


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…


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,

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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…


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.


The interview granted to America Magazine by the newly appointed Lieutenant of the Grand Master

The Order of Malta will continue to meet the needs of the next millennium in service to the poor and in defense of the Catholic faith. This is, in essence,…


Order of Malta inaugurates new retirement home in downtown Vienna

The Order of Malta has opened a new facility, Malteser Ordenshaus, with some 70 rooms and apartments for the elderly in the heart of the Austrian capital.