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

News

09/02/2017

The Lieutenant ad interim and the Grand Chancellor meet Monsignor Becciu

Conference with the diplomatic corps this morning on government priorities. This morning the Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager with the Grand Hospitaller Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel met the accredited diplomatic corps…

06/02/2017

Pope Francis appoints his Special Delegate to the Sovereign Order of Malta

Welcomed by the Order, Archbishop Becciu will work closely with the Lieutenant a.i As stated in His Holiness’ letter of 2 February 2017, the tasks the Archbishop will undertake ‘everything…

02/02/2017

Declaration of the Sovereign Order of Malta on government priorities

In a press conference today, the government of the Sovereign Order of Malta has outlined its priorities, following the resignation of Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing on Saturday 28 January.

29/01/2017

Letter of Fra’ Ludwig Hoffmann von Rumerstein

On Saturday afternoon, 28 January 2017, the Sovereign Council accepted the resignation of Fra’ Matthew Festing from the office of Grand Master. We are grateful to Fra’ Matthew in his…

28/01/2017

The Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing resigns from office

Fra’ Ludwig Hoffmann von Rumerstein assumes the office of Lieutenant ad interim, Albrecht Boeselager resumes his office as Grand Chancellor The Sovereign Council, the government of the Sovereign Order of…

25/01/2017

Fra’ Matthew Festing convenes a Sovereign Council to formalise his resignation from the office of Grand Master

The Grand Magistry of the Sovereign Order of Malta announces that Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing has convened an extraordinary session of the Sovereign Council for 28 January 2017 for…

23/01/2017

President Casini received at the Order of Malta’s Embassy in Italy

The Chairman of the Foreign Policy Commission of the Italian Senate, Pier Ferdinando Casini, and the Director General of Italian International Cooperation, Ambassador Pietro Sebastiani, were received this morning in…

17/01/2017

Eye walk-in clinic opens in Muristan, Jerusalem, where the very first Order’s hospital was established in the 12th century

The hospital is managed by the Most Venerable Order of Saint John of Jerusalem thanks to an agreement with the Holy Family Hospital.