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



DR Congo: Tens of thousands flee their homes in fear of volcanic eruptions

Tens of thousands of people have fled from the eastern Congolese city of Goma amid warnings of an imminent volcanic eruption from Mount Nyiragongo.


Lieutenant of the Grand Master receives Cardinal Mario Grech

Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ Marco Luzzago, received Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops, this morning at the Magistral Palace.


Order of Malta Mission to the UN in New York scales up its commitment to fight human trafficking

The number of trafficked victims is soaring worldwide. Today, over 40 million people are trapped in some form of trafficking, going from sexual exploitation to illegal supply chain labour.


Covid 19: Malteser International warns on dangerous spread of virus in countries neighbouring India

In addition to India, its neighbouring countries are also reporting new peaks in coronavirus infections every day. In Nepal, the number has risen rapidly. Malteser International warns: “Last weekend alone,…


Donation to the Holy Family Hospital from the Republic of China (Taiwan)

The Republic of China (Taiwan) has made a generous 14.985 euros donation to the Holy Family Hospital, the maternity hospital in Bethlehem managed since 1990 by the Order of Malta.


The Order of Malta’s Mission to the UN in New York calls for calm as violence surges between Israel and Palestine

The Permanent Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the United Nations in New York has made an appeal to stop the escalation of violence between Israel and Palestine,…


Official Visit of President of Latvia

The President of the Republic of Latvia, Egils Levits, was received by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago on 11 May.


Palestinian Foreign Minister visits Order of Malta on eve of violent clashes with Israel

On 6 May, the Order of Malta’s Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Stefano Ronca, received the Foreign Affairs Minister of Palestine Riad Al-Malki in the Magistral Palace.


The Fifth International Vatican Conference: “Unite to prevent, unite to cure”

The Fifth International Vatican Conference “Exploring the Mind, Body & Soul – How Innovation and Novel Delivery Systems Improve Human Health”, from 6 to 8 May, brought together the world’s…