Fra' Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto
The Lieutenant of the Grand Master is elected for a term of one year. 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.
Ambassador Stefano Ronca delivers a statement on behalf of the Order of Malta to the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation in Geneva. In the lead-up to the WHS, which will be held in May 2016, the Order of Malta held a Symposium at the UN Geneva entitled Religions Together for Humanitarian Action.
A meeting organised by British think tank ‘Forward Thinking’ and the Sovereign Order of Malta took place at the Magistral Villa in Rome. The meeting was held in the presence of two Libyan delegations respectively representing Tobruk and Tripoli and was centred around the challenges posed by the escalating migration influx and the fight against […]
The Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta runs emergency medical and relief programmes across the country to address the plight of refugees. Areas where needs are greatest have been targeted first: at the Eastern Railway Station in Budapest medics and social workers operate a mobile clinic, treating people for injuries and illnesses and distributing food, water and clothes. The service employs Urdu, Pashtu, Dari and Farsi interpreters on voluntary basis.
This morning Pope Francis received in audience the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing in the Vatican City. The meeting was for the feastday of St. John the Baptist, patron of the Sovereign Order of Malta.
The Sovereign Order of Malta launches a campaign for World Refugee Day to raise awareness of this worldwide drama. The number of refugees and displaced persons worldwide has reached levels not recorded since the end of World War II. In Syria, over four years of conflict now mean that a family is forced to leave home every 60 seconds. The Order of Malta is on the front line offering assistance to refugees and displaced people, both in the countries involved in the conflicts and in the final destinations of asylum seekers.
World Refugee Day: the Order of Malta launches an international campaign – No! to the construction of walls
“The drama of refugees will not cease over the coming decade. It is no use erecting walls and barriers. Faced with this drama and the desperation of millions of people, we now have to find new humanitarian assistance schemes and new forms of cooperation with the countries of origin” the Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager has declared.
This reflective look at Malteser International’s humanitarian efforts over the last 60 years provides a visual overview of some of the most recent response efforts in Syria, Haiti, Philippines and Mexico.
The Symposium ‘Religions Together for Humanitarian Action’ organised by the Sovereign Order of Malta at the UN Geneva,brought together experts and diplomatic representatives, leaders of secular and faith-based humanitarian organisations, in the lead-up to the World Humanitarian Summit.