Order of St John of Jerusalem of
Rhodes and of Malta
the Embassy of the Order of Malta to the Holy See is beginning a period of radical restoration at Casa Litta - Palazzo Orsini at Teatro Marcello where the Embassy has its headquarters,
In November 2019, the Grand Priory of Bohemia organized a pilgrimage that brought about 200 Sick Lords to Rome, half of them in wheelchairs.
The volume, dedicated to the splendid mosaic cycle of the story of Jonah in the basilica of Aquileia, is magnificently illustrated by photographs taken by maestro Elio Ciol and boasts essays by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi and Professor Carlo Ossola, and precious contributions by the coordinator of the Rabbinical Tribunal of northern Italy Vittorio Robiati Bendaud, the Imam of Al Azhar Sheik Ibrahim Reda, and the director of the Fondazione Aquileia Cristiano Tiussi. In the special edition specially produced for the Order of Malta, the book contains an introduction by H.M.E.H. Prince and Grand Master Frà Giacomo Dalla Torre of the Temple of Sanguinetto, of whose family four Patriarchs are buried in the Basilica of Aquileia itself.
In October 2018, a Delegation of the Order's German Association, the Malteser Hilfdienst, took some 800 Sick Lords on pilgrimage to Rome, half of them in wheelchairs.
H.E. Ambassador Antonio Zanardi Landi, with the invaluable assistance of the President of ACISMOM, Count Riccardo Paternò, and the Hospital's Director General, Dr. Anna Paola Santaroni, led a delegation of 37 Heads of Mission on a visit to the Order of Malta's St. John the Baptist Hospital,
The Embassy of the Order to the Holy See with the Grand Magistry promotes an exhibition dedicated to the 25thh anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Russia and the Order of Malta.
H.E. Ambassador Antonio Zanardi Landi, with the collaboration of the Counsellor of the Embassy Luciano Gobbi, organized a weekend in the city of Piacenza, bringing together 24 Heads of Mission, from 4 continents.
Pope Francis receives in Audience Ambassador Antonio Zanardi Landi for the presentation of his Letters of Credence as the new Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the Holy See.