The Sovereign Order of Malta is one of the oldest institutions of Western and Christian civilisation.
Knights of Malta
Constitutional Charter and Code
Our Lady of Philermos
Nuns of the Order
Saints and Blessed
According to the Constitution, as the religious Superior and Sovereign, he must fully dedicate himself to the development of the works of the Order and to set an example of living by Christian principles, to all the members of the Order.
The Order of Malta is permanently present with medical, social and humanitarian projects in most countries in the world.
The diplomatic relations which the Sovereign Order of Malta enjoys exist to facilitate its humanitarian activities.
Funeral of the Grand Prior of Rome, Fra’ John Edward Critien, in St. Mary on the Aventine
The birth of the Order of St. John dates back to around 1048.