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Holy Father Receives Ambassador in Audience

On January 27th, 2024, the final day of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta’s Ambassadors Conference the Holy Father received in private audience all the participating ambassadors. He highlighted the…

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Ambassador Visits Marian Shrine in Kenya

On 14 April, the Ambassador accompanied HE Ambassador Wilhelm von Trott zu Solz, Ambassador of the Order to Kenya and HE Archbishop +Hubertus van Megen, Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya on a pilgrimage visit to the Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians located at the Upper Hill section of Nairobi, Kenya and under the management of the Marian Shrine Spirituality Center (MSSC) part of the larger Salesian Don Bosco charism.


Ambassador visits Malteser International Project AIWE Juba

As part of his official visit to South Sudan, the Ambassador was pleased to pay a visit to the Women Promotion Center in Juba and receive a demonstration of the fine work they are doing at the African Indigenous Women Empowerment (AIWE) project.  This project is strengthening equal participation and socio-economic resilience among the vulnerable women in South Sudan. Funded through the financial support of Malteser International and the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the project is focused on business skills training and technical training in the field of baking and liquid soap making.  This has led to improved access to financial resources, training on saving and loan groups and establishment of small saving and loan/ credit cooperative groups. More than this, the program has seen a marked rise in the self-esteem of the participants and a awareness of their rights. For more information please see their website-


Ambassador Meets with South Sudan’s Foreign Minister

In support of the official visit of HE Dr. Wilhelm von Trott zu Solz, Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to South Sudan, HE Michael P. Murphy, KM, Permanent Representative to the African Union undertook a visit to His Excellency, Dr. James Pitia Morgan, PhD., Mister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for the Republic of South Sudan. In the wide ranging meetings the role of the Order and Malteser International projects in the country were highlighted and the Minister thanked the Order for its support for the needy in South Sudan. After a positive discussion of accreditation of a South Sudanese Ambassador to the Grand Master, the Minister urged the Order to be deeply involved in peace building activities in the nation.

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Alliance of the Orders of Saint John meets with Order of Malta at Magistral Palace

The Alliance of the Orders of Saint John meet on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 April, hosted by the Sovereign Order of Malta in the Magistral Palace of Rome, for…


Order of Malta Ambassadors meet UN Secretary General

The Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the United Nations in New York, Paul Beresford-Hill, and the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to Palestine, Michele Bowe,…


Grand Chancellor meets Hungarian Secretary of State Tristan Azbej

This morning the Order of Malta’s Grand Chancellor Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo received Tristan Azbej, the State Secretary  for Aid to Persecuted Christians and Humanitarian Assistance of the Hungarian Ministry…