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



Monsignor Angelo Becciu cardinal: the Grand Master’s congratulations

The Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, has sent a letter of congratulation to Monsignor Angelo Becciu, the Pope’s Special…


The Grand Master receives the President of Benin on an official visit

The President of the Republic of Benin was received today on an official visit by the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre, in the…


Ebola emergency in DR Congo. Malteser International working to prevent the spreading of the disease

On Thursday 17th May the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo was detected in Mbandaka, a city of more than one million people, prompting fears from medical…


Credentials presented by Portugal and Egypt

The Grand Master, Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, received in audience in the Magistral Palace for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of:…


The Grand Master receives the romanian Prime Minister

The Prime Minister of Romania, Mrs Viorica Dancila, was received in the Magistral Palace by the Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto on 11 May. The…


Volunteers at the service of pilgrims on their way to the Shrine of Fatima

2018 marks 42 years of service of the Order of Malta’s Portuguese volunteer Corps to the pilgrims travelling on foot towards the Shrine of Fatima, in Portugal. This year the…


Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Casellati visits the Magistral Villa

This morning the President of the Italian Senate Maria Elisabetta Casellati visited the Magistral Villa, one of the extraterritorial seats of the Sovereign Order of Malta. The visit was made…


The Order of Malta’s 60th Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Like every year at the beginning of May, Lourdes has received the Order of Malta’s international pilgrimage. Among the over 7,500 participants – coming from 45 countries worldwide – were…


Pope Francis renews Msgr. Angelo Becciu’s mandate of Special Delegate

With his letter dated 2nd May, His Holiness Pope Francis asked Monsignor Angelo Becciu, Substitute of the Secretariat of State, to continue in his role of Special Delegate to the…