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Project G.I.O.I.A.

The "Project G.I.O.I.A.," ( JOY in English and acronym for YOUTH COMMITMENT EMPLOYMENT INCLUSION HOSPITALITY ) promoted and overseen by the Embassy of the Order of Malta to the Holy See, aims to foster independence and vocational training for young people with disabilities. The project has been developed together with the Diversa Arte Social Cooperative, which has many years of experience in the field. It targets multiple goals: addressing young disabled individuals' desire for autonomy, reducing the burden on families by fostering greater independence for participants, and easing their integration into the workforce


Presentation at Casa Litta-Palazzo Orsini of the new edition of “De Europa” by Enea Silvio Piccolomini

The Embassy of the Order of Malta to the Holy See, with IF Press and in collaboration with Fr Manlio Sodi, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Academy of Theology, presents a new edition of the "De Europa" by Enea Silvio Piccolomini, who became Pope under the name of Pius II. The volume was presented at the Embassy (Casa Litta-Palazzo Orsini, Via di Monte Savello 30) on Wednesday, May 15 by His Eminence Card. Ravasi and by the President Emeritus of the Constitutional Court Prof. Giuliano Amato, with the participation of HE the Grand Chancellor Prof. Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo and HMEH the Grand Master of the Order of Malta Frà John T. Dunlap.


Photo Exhibition of St. Pio from Pietrelcina

The Embassy to the Holy See hosted a photographic exhibition organized by the "Saint Pio Foundation", displaying in the premises of Casa Litta -Palazzo Orsini some photographs of the Saint Pio from Pietrelcina, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the beatification of the Capuchin friar and the 10th anniversary of the Saint Pius Foundation.

International news


Grand Master of the Order of Malta receives the 2024 Path to Peace award

The Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Fra’ John Dunlap, has been awarded the prestigious “Path to Peace” honour, given each year to an individual “for outstanding…


Order of Malta sends medical devices and medicines for two hospitals in Mogadishu

The Italian Air Force C130 arrived in Mogadishu at the weekend, departing from Pisa with a cargo of medicines, surgical kits, medical devices, thermal cribs and wheelchairs for two hospitals…


Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean gives an award to Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem

The Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem, run by the Order of Malta, has received a prestigious award from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean, an international organisation consisting of representatives…