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Ukraine: Malteser International reports increasing demand for psychological support and first aid courses

The population in Ukraine is increasingly suffering from the consequences of the tense situation on the border with Russia.


Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica for the 30th World Day of the Sick

The 30th World Day of the Sick was celebrated today, 11 February, and this year Pope Francis chose the theme: “Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful – Standing…


Snow and glacial temperatures in Sofia as Order of Malta helps the homeless

Always in the vanguard in helping the most disadvantaged people in Bulgaria, the Order of Malta is especially busy during the colder months. Active since November is the “Hot Meals”…


Letter of the Grand Chancellor on the Constitutional reform process

Dear Excellencies, dear Consoeurs and Confreres, Let me start by thanking all of you for your prayers during the last few weeks of turbulent and trying times, as we strived…


Volcano eruption Tonga: Order of Malta providing emergency aid

The volcanic eruption on 15 January almost completely covered the island state of Tonga, in the South Pacific, with a thick layer of ash. Over 80 percent of the population,…


Funeral of Fra’ Silvio Goffredo Martelli in Genoa

The funeral of the Ven. Bailiff Fra’ Silvio Goffredo Martelli, Grand Prior Emeritus of the Grand Priory of Lombardy and Venice, who died last Sunday at the age of 95,…


Towards the 69th International Leprosy Day

On 28, 29 and 30 January, the Order of Malta will be taking part in the 69th World Leprosy Day. Leprosy, or Hansen disease, is one of the neglected diseases…


Credentials presented by Serbia, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Philippines

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ Marco Luzzago, received in audience in the Magistral Villa for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of: Serbia, Côte d’Ivoire,…


Official visit of Chairman of Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency

The current Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Željko Komšić, was received today by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago in the Order of Malta’s…