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  • 28/11/2023

    Visit of the Grand Hospitaller to Uganda and South Sudan

      A delegation of the Order of Malta, led by the Grand Hospitaller, Fra’ Alessandro de Franciscis, has ended a week-long visit to Uganda and South Sudan.  Covering some of the Order of Malta’s most important projects in these two countries, the visit – from 16 to 23 November – also aimed to strengthen diplomatic […]

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  • 25/11/2023

    Fra’ Roberto Viazzo takes oath as Grand Prior of Rome

      In the church of Santa Maria on the Aventine in Rome, Fra’ Roberto Viazzo was sworn in as the new Grand Prior of the Sovereign Order of Malta by the Grand Master Fra’ John Dunlap. Witnesses for the Grand Prior were the Order of Malta’s Grand Commander Fra’ Emmanuel Rousseau and the Venerable Bailiff […]

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  • 10/11/2023

    Malteser International Expands Emergency Aid in Syria

      The Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency, Malteser International, has scaled up its humanitarian support in Syria, following an increase in airstrikes in the north-West. “We are currently witnessing an increase in airstrikes in the Idlib region, the likes of which we have not seen for four years,” says Lena Schellhammer, a spokesperson for […]

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  • 31/10/2023

    Fra’ Jean-Michel Furlan new Professed Knight

      Jean-Michel Furlan, a 66-year-old Frenchman, took his solemn vows in the Order of Malta on 17 October. It was Fra’ Emmanuel Rousseau, Grand Commander, who received his vows during the solemn religious ceremony held in Agen, France, in the Cathedral of Saint Caprais. Among those present were Fra’ Alessandro de Franciscis, Grand Hospitaller, Fra’ […]

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