Year 2022

  • 31/12/2022

    Benedict XVI returns to the Father’s House

    Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion of the Sovereign Order of Malta The Sovereign Order of Malta mourns the passing of His Holiness Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and recalls with deep gratitude his generous support of his works and the service he rendered to the Universal Church. It was 1999 when the then Cardinal […]

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  • 01/12/2022

    The Grand Hospitaller in Ukraine

    On November 28-29, an international delegation of the Order of Malta, led by the Grand Hospitaller Fra’ Alessandro de Franciscis, visited the Berehove relief unit of the Order in Ukraine. It included the Ambassador of the Order to Hungary, the presidents of the German, Polish, Romanian and Hungarian national associations, the Secretary general of Malteser […]

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  • 14/11/2022

    Sixth World Day of the Poor

    Meals in soup kitchens, food deliveries, medical and social assistance, visits to shelters for the homeless, collection of food and clothing. Also this year, on 13 November, the Sixth World Day of the Poor, the Order of Malta animated the streets and cities around the world under the banner of solidarity with the neediest. Among […]

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  • 26/10/2022

    Association Presidents meeting in Krakow

    The meeting of the presidents of the Order of Malta’s national associations was held in Krakow, Poland, from 19 to 22 October.  Present were twenty-four presidents (or their representatives) of the national associations of Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Cuba, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Holland, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Scandinavia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, […]

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  • 08/10/2022

    Alliance of the Orders of Saint John Meeting

    “Having served as a member of the Cooperation Group and President of the Committee of the Orders of St. John over many years, I am well aware of the great work that everyone does and the importance of this meeting, not only because of the strong historical ties and common roots which bind our Orders, […]

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  • 17/09/2022

    September 2022 Canadian Investiture

    On Saturday, September 17, 2022, the Canadian Association celebrated an Investiture in St. Patrick’s Basilica, Ottawa.  Two new members were invested as knights of Magistral Grace: Charles Cloutier of Montréal, Québec, and David MacGillivray of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mass was presided by the Most Reverend Raymond Poisson, Bishop of Saint-Jérôme-Mont-Laurier, Chief Chaplain of the […]

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  • 03/09/2022

    The Order of Malta’s new Constitutional Charter and Code

      Today Pope Francis promulgated the new Constitutional Charter and Code of the Order of Malta and appointed a provisional Sovereign Council. The Constitutional Charter and Code, the texts of which are available in Italian here, enter into force today. With the oath taken this afternoon in the Magistral Palace during the Sovereign Council in […]

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  • 10/08/2022

    South Sudan: hunger crisis worsens as global prices rise

    Rising prices on the world market, severe impacts of climate change and economic consequences of the pandemic have led to almost two-thirds of the population in South Sudan depending on aid. According to the UN, 7.7 million people are currently unable to feed themselves adequately. “This is an alarming situation. At the same time, it […]

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  • 03/08/2022

    Holy Mass in St Peter’s Basilica for the International Summer Camp youth

    A multitude of colours, a babel of languages, rivers of joy and friendship all peacefully invaded St Peter’s Basilica this morning. The 450 participants in the Order of Malta’s 37th International Summer Camp for young people with disabilities gathered before the Chair of Saint Peter’s altar to attend the mass celebrated by Cardinal Silvano Maria […]

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  • 27/07/2022

    37th International Summer Camp for Disabled Youths

    450 young people from over 22 countries arriving in Bassano Romano (Viterbo) Everything is ready for the Order of Malta’s 37th International Summer Camp for the young disabled, an event that has been held every summer for almost forty years. After the three-year break caused by the pandemic, and 11 years after it was last […]

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  • 25/06/2022

    The Lieutenant with the Fra’ Giacomo Group at lunch for the needy

    This morning the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ John T. Dunlap, left the Magistral Palace and walked to the Oratory of Saint Ignatius. To celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptist, he attended a special lunch for the needy served by the “Fra’ Giacomo Group” of the Order of Malta’s Rome Delegation. Some […]

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