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Deputy Head of Mission leads Ethiopian Bishop Delegation to visit the Grand Chancellery

This morning, Mr. Merha Agonafer, Deputy Head of Mission to the African Union presented a delegation of Ethiopian Bishops to visit the Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta at the Grand Chancery in Rome. His Eminence Berhaneyesus Cardinal Souraphiel, CM, Archbishop of Addis Ababa, led the delegation. He was accompanied by: Bishop Muse Gebregeyorgis Emeritus bishop of Eparchy of Emdibir, Bishop Markos Gebremedhin  Bishop Of Vicariate Jimma Bonga., Bishop Seyum Franso of Vicariate Hossana and Rev. Tesfaye Tadesse Superior General of Congregation of Comboni Fathers. Substantive talks on the collaboration of the Order of Malta and the Catholic Church in Ethiopia were held and both sides look forward to fulfilling the Church's mission to serve the sick and the poor.


Ambassador Meets with HE Raila Odinga

The Ambassador met His Excellency Raila Amolo Odinga, Former Prime Minister of Kenya and current candidate for Chairman of the African Union Commission.


Deputy Head of Mission Attends Catholic Prelate Retreat

Mr. Merha Agonafer, Deputy Head of the Order of Malta Mission to the African Union participated in an intellectual retreat for Catholic prelates from across sub-Saharan Africa, on 28-29 May (2024) at the Sheraton Addis in the capital city of Ethiopia.

International News


Countdown to the Italian Summer Camp for young people with disabilities

The last preparations are underway for the Order of Malta’s tenth Italian Summer Camp for young people with disabilities, to be held from 29 July to 3 August in Valva,…


Grand Chancellor participates in Forum in Masseria: “Order of Malta present in crisis scenarios”

The new frontiers of security between technologies and direct action. This is the theme of the panel attended by the Sovereign Military Order of Malta’s Grand Chancellor Riccardo Paternò di…


Cyclone in Bangladesh: Order of Malta’s international relief agency launches emergency aid

After Cyclone Remal the intense tropical cyclone that affected West Bengal and Bangladesh in May 2024, the Order of Malta’s international relief agency, Malteser International, launched an emergency aid program by providing €100,000. Together with…