News and Press Releases

February 8, 2013
900 years since the official recognition by Pope Paschal II

December 16, 2010
On Thursday, December 16th, 2010, H.E. Ambassador Robert L. Shafer and his wife Ellen hosted a diplomatic reception at the Permanent Observer Mission celebrating over fifteen years of collaboration between the Permanent Observer Mission of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta the United Nations community in New York. It was a warm and celebratory gathering of friends and colleagues from the United Nations Secretariat and Permanent Missions. The Order of Malta has maintained a permanent mission to facilitate diplomatic relations with the United Nations since 1994 when it was granted Observer Status with the organization (photo gallery here).

November 11, 2010
Most Reverend Francis Assisi Chullikat, Titular Archibishop of Ostra and Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, invested in the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta as a Grand Cross Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem

January 2010
Order of Malta's activities in response to the earthquake in Haiti

November 2009
The Sovereign Military Order of Malta to address the Security Council on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict (read the address here or watch the video)

November 11, 2008
Diplomatic Relations Established Between the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the Commonwealth of The Bahamas

June 5, 2008
Visit of H.E. Mr. Jean-Pierre Mazery, the Grand Chancellor and Foreign Minister of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta

March 11, 2008
Order of Malta elects the 79th Grand Master, Fra' Matthew Festing

February 8, 2008
HMEH 78th Prince and Grand Master Fra' Andrew Bertie: 1929 - 2008


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