The Order of Malta’s Mission to the UN in New York calls for calm as violence surges between Israel and Palestine16 May 2021
London soup kitchens swing into full action again13 May 2021
Anniversary of Fra’ Giacomo dalla Torre, 80th Grand Master29 April 2021
HRH Duke of Edinburgh RIP9 April 2021
Easter message: Fra' Marco Luzzago to the Order1 April 2021
The mission of the Order of Malta is inspired by its tradition of ‘Tuitio Fidei et Obsequium Pauperum', to assist the poor and the sick, and bear witness to the Christian faith.
The Sovereign Order of Malta is a sovereign subject of international law. The Order - which is based in Rome, in via Condotti - has its own Government, an independent magistracy, and bilateral diplomatic relations with 110 countries.
The Order of St John of Jerusalem is one of the oldest institutions of Western and Christian civilisation. Present in Palestine in around 1048, it is a lay religious Order, traditionally of military, chivalrous, noble nature.
The founder and first Grand Master of the Order was born around 1040 in Scala, a village a few kilometres from Amalfi in southern Italy. In the second half of the 11th century he went to Jerusalem where he began to work in the hospital next to the church…
The British Association of the Order was founded in 1875. Its works include care homes (71 in England), soup kitchens, tea parties for the elderly lonely, pilgrimages with disabled guests to Walsingham and Lourdes, participation in international Order of Malta summer camps for young disabled.
Since its foundation 960 years ago, many names have been used to identify the Order and its members. This can be explained by its nine centuries of eventful life and in particular because the Knights have often been forced to move from countries where…
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