Latest Embassy News


Greeting Ceremony at the Quirinale

On Friday 15 December, the traditional end-of-year greetings exchange ceremony between the Diplomatic Corps and the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, was held at the Quirinale Palace.


Official Visit of H.M.E.H. the Prince and Grand Master to the President of the Italian Republic

The delegation of the Sovereign Order of Malta, led by the Grand Master Fra' John T. Dunlap, was received yesterday 23 November 2023 on an official visit to the Quirinale Palace by the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella.


State Funeral of President Emeritus Napolitano

On 26 September 2023 the Ambassador of the Order of Malta to the Italian Republic, Stefano Ronca, took part in the Civil State Funeral of the President Emeritus of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano.

International news


Cyclone in Bangladesh: Order of Malta’s international relief agency launches emergency aid

After Cyclone Remal the intense tropical cyclone that affected West Bengal and Bangladesh in May 2024, the Order of Malta’s international relief agency, Malteser International, launched an emergency aid program by providing €100,000. Together with…


Credentials presented by Albania, Peru, Côte d’Ivoire, San Marino

The Grand Master Fra’ John Dunlap received in audience in the Magistral Palace for the presentation of their Letters of Credence, the new Ambassadors of: – Albania, H.E. Majlinda Frangaj…


The Grand Master received in audience by Pope Francis

The Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Fra’ John Dunlap, was received in audience this morning at the Vatican by Pope Francis. The meeting – as per…