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



64th pilgrimage to Lourdes

The Order of Malta’s 64th international pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, in the foothills of the Pyrenees in France, officially begins as the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra' Marco Luzzago, arrives here today.


Credentials presented by Italy, Egypt, Spain

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 Italy, Egypt and Spain.


“Easter Lunch” in the gardens of the Magistral Villa

After almost three years of interruption due to the pandemic, the "Easter Lunch", the traditional appointment of the volunteers of the Order of Malta's Rome Delegation with the neediest, was held again on 23 April.


Two months after the war outbreak in Ukraine, the Order of Malta continues to widen its relief operations

More than 11 million people are believed to have fled Ukraine since the conflict began eight weeks ago, according to the United Nations.


The Easter message of Fra’ Marco Luzzago: let us cultivate the hope of peace

Dear confreres and consoeurs, dear volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta around the world, I wish you and your families a very happy Easter.


Ukraine, diplomacy and humanitarian support from Romania

Some 1,500-1,600 Ukrainian refugees cross the border with Romania daily, and just a few weeks ago they numbered 30 thousand. Many continue their journey to Poland, Hungary, Germany and other European countries.


Order of Malta extending relief efforts in Ukraine and neighbouring countries

With over 12 million people in need in Ukraine - of whom 6.5 million are internally displaced - the Order of Malta’s network is scaling up its relief operations both in Ukraine and in the neighbouring countries.


The Order of Malta Lebanon launches its new Community Health Center near Beirut, in an ambiance of national unity

Lebanon has been facing its worst economic and social crises, along with the Covid-19 pandemic and the remaining very palpable repercussions of the Beirut harbor blast nearly two years ago.


Ukraine: Order of Malta’s Aid Relay in Hungary

4,500 operators, 12,000 volunteers, 380 posts across the country. These are the numbers of the Order of Malta’s assistance service in Hungary, currently engaged in tackling the refugee crisis caused by the war in neighbouring Ukraine.