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Message from the Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta

May 11, 2017

Dear members of the Order, it is an honour for me to address you as Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta.

I feel blessed to have been elected for one year as the sovereign head and religious superior of the Order of Malta, an institution that, – even during the most challenging times in its long history – has never failed to honour its Catholic faith and its core mission to help the sick and those in need.

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The Order of Malta’s 59th International Pilgrimage to Lourdes

May 8, 2017 Tomorrow the Order of Malta’s 59th international pilgrimage to Lourdes will officially close. Some 4,500 dames, knights, chaplains, doctors and volunteers took part, assisting over 1,500 sick and disabled pilgrims. more
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Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre takes oath

Apr 30, 2017 Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta yesterday, has sworn oath today in the Church of Santa Maria in Aventino, before the Council Complete of State (the elective body of the Order of Malta) and Archbishop Angelo Becciu, the Pope’s Special Delegate. more
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Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta

Apr 29, 2017 Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto was this morning elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta. The electing body, the Council Complete of State, met in the Magistral Villa in Rome, one of the Order of Malta’s two institutional seats. more

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Latest international interventions of Order of Malta

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 experts that the...

2018/05/18

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:

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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 pilgrimage started...

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