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



Silvano Maria Tomasi Created Cardinal

The consistory called by Pope Francis to create 13 new cardinals took place on Saturday, 28 November. Among these was Silvano Maria Tomasi, who some weeks ago was appointed the…


“Maltesers’ Soup”, the poor elderly support campaign in Lithuania is more relevant than ever

The Order of Malta in Lithuania has launched the annual elderly support campaign “Maltesers’ Soup”, a successful and well-known initiative that over the years has succeeded in attracting donors and…


Fra’ Marco Luzzago receives Cardinal-elect Silvano Tomasi

First working meeting yesterday morning between the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago and the Pope’s Special Delegate, Cardinal-elect Silvano Maria Tomasi.


Germany: poverty and old age, a combination in worrying growth

In Germany, some 16% of over 65-year-olds are at risk of poverty. For the Fourth World Day of the Poor on 15th November Malteser Deutschland with the German Caritas wanted…


Grand Chancellor speaks with Vatican Radio on the priorities of the Order of Malta after the Council Complete of State

In two separate interviews with the Vatican Radio, the Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta commented on the recent Council Complete of State which elected Fra’ Marco Luzzago…


Fra’ Ruy Villas-Boas Bailiff Grand Cross of Justice

One of the first official acts of the new Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ Marco Luzzago, was to confer the title of Bailiff Grand Cross of Justice on Fra’…


Fra’ Marco Luzzago elected Lieutenant of Grand Master of Sovereign Order of Malta

Fra’ Marco Luzzago has been elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta. The Council Complete of State, the electoral body, met on 7 and 8…


Mass in Memory of 80th Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto

A holy mass in memory of the Prince and 80th Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, was held this morning,…


First Meeting with the New Special Delegate

Today Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi visited the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Lieutenant ad interim.  The meeting at the Magistral Palace – seat of the Order of Malta’s government in Rome…