Centenary of the death of Blessed Gerardo Sasso

On September 4th was celebrated in Scala with a series of religious, institutional and cultural events attended by Fra' Marco Luzzago, Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, accompanied by H.E. Ambassador Zanardi Landi and a delegation of the Order


Restoration of Casa Litta-Palazzo Orsini

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,


Pilgrimage to Rome of the Grand Priory of Bohemia

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.


Malteser Hilfsdienst pilgrimage to Rome

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.


Ambassadors’ visit to the Hospital of the Order at Magliana

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,


“Russian icon: prayer and mercy”.

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.


Diplomatic Trip to Piacenza

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.


Letters of Credence of the Ambassador of the Order of Malta to the Holy See

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.