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



‘A week after the apocalypse in Beirut.’

A week ago a terrible explosion brought destruction and death to Beirut. The President of the Order of Malta's Lebanese Association, Marwan Sehnaoui, wrote a letter of appeal, which is not only a cry of grief for the battered Lebanon, but also describes the activities carried out in support of the population.


Pandemic? Don’t be afraid, there’s the Virtual Malta Camp

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced the Order of Malta to cancel its international summer camp, scheduled to take place in Rome at the beginning of August, but this hasn’t daunted some young people from overseas.


Explosion in Beirut: Order of Malta’s condolences and solidarity

The day after the devastating explosion in Beirut, the Lieutenant ad interim, Fra’ Ruy Gonçalo do Valle Peixoto de Villas Boas sent a message of condolence to the Lebanese president Michel Aoun


Covid-19, the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem is working harder than ever before and needs help

In early June, the cases of Covid-19 began to grow exponentially in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the area from where the Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem draws its patients.


The Order of Malta organizes a new Doctor to Doctor meeting with Jordanian officials and doctors

A new Doctor to Doctor meeting to discuss and exchange latest scientific findings in the management of the Covid 19 pandemic was organized on 16 July by the Order of Malta together with Forward Thinking, a London based think tank.


Council Complete of State convened for 7 November 2020

The Lieutenant ad interim, Fra’ Ruy Gonçalo do Valle Peixoto de Villas Boas, has announced that the Council Complete of State will convene on 7 November 2020 to elect the Grand Master or the Lieutenant of the Grand Master.


The latest Consultation on climate crisis and displacement or migration

How the Church and religious institutions and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate crisis and its effect on migration, and what action should be taken in order to respond more effectively to the growing needs of populations displaced. These are some of the questions discussed in the latest online Consultation on climate crisis and displacement or migration


Covid 19: Malteser International Emergency Medical Team deployed in Cameroon welcomed by the Prime Minister

The Emergency Medical Team (EMT) of Malteser International deployed in Cameroon a few days ago in order to support the health authorities in dealing with the rising numbers of Covid 19 infections in the country, was greeted on Monday by Cameroon’s  Prime Minister


Order of Malta celebrates St. John the Baptist

The tradition to celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptist in the church of St. Mary on the Aventine – inside the Magistral Villa complex in Rome – has been respected.