Humanitarian Activities

After the restoration of Casa Litta - Palazzo Orsini at Teatro Marcello, completed between the end of 2019 and the whole of 2020 where the Embassy has its headquarters, thanks to the generous support of a group of Italian and foreign friends and sponsors, the Embassy itself has resumed its activities hosting an increasing number of events and donating the resulting contributions to the direct support of a number of charitable and assistance works


The Order of Malta’s commitment in Ukraine – “Conversation-Lunch” at Palazzo Orsini

The Ambassador of the Order of Malta to the Holy See hosted in Palazzo Orsini a “Conversation-Lunch” with eight Vatican correspondents from the major sectorial Press (Ansa, La Repubblica, Sky TG24, Aci Stampa, La Croix, Vatican Radio), the Grand Chancellor and the Grand Hospitaller, back from his journey in Ukraine.


Udine – “Open Dialogues for Future” Forum

Organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Pordenone and Udine, in collaboration with The European House Ambrosetti and with the scientific direction of the journalist and writer Federico Rampini, the Forum "Open Dialogues for Future" was held in Udine.


Munich Security Conference

Ambassador Zanardi Landi took part in the 59th Munich Security Conference, which brings together heads of state and government, ministers and senior institutional representatives of the international community in Munich to take stock of the main challenges in the field of foreign policy and security.


Meeting with SER Monsignor Camisasca and the Missionaries of the Fraternity of St. Charles Borromeo

The wonderful rooms of Casa Litta-Palazzo Orsini, where the Embassy to the Holy See is located, hosted a meeting between SER Monsignor Camisasca, founder of the Fraternity of St. Charles Borromeo, accompanied by some thirty young Missionaries with as many members of the Sovereign Order, many of them were young volunteers directly involved in the field to help the homeless and disabled


Donation of two defibrillators to CISOM volunteers

To mark the cooperation between the Embassy to the Holy See and the various entities of the Order, in February, Ambassador Zanardi Landi donated, in the occasion of a meeting in the Rooms of Palazzo Orsini, with three Cisom volunteers , two defibrillators.


Pope Francis receives the Capitulars in audience and blesses the Order of Malta

During the works of the Extraordinary General Chapter, the Embassy to the Holy See is endeavouring to organise a private audience with the Holy Father for the Chapter members.


25th -28th March : Extraordinary Chapter General – elections for the new government of the Order of Malta

In a religious structure near Rome, the Extraordinary Chapter General for the election of the Government of the Order of Malta, which will remain in office for six years, was held, presided over by the Lieutenant Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap and Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi, Special Delegate of the Pope.


Ceremony in honour of Cardinal Fortunato Frezza, Bailiff of the Sovereign Order of Malta

In the presence of the Lieutenant Grand Master, Fra' John T. Dunlap, the celebration was held for the admission into the Sovereign Order of Malta with the dignity and rank of Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion of Cardinal Fortunato Frezza, Canon of St. Peter's in the Vatican.