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Flag of the Works of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta flying over the Villa del Priorato di Malta.

The Order of Malta’s New Statutes Could Dilute its Sovereignty Forever

Fra’ Luzzago, whose official title is Lieutenant of the Grand Master, added that “this sovereignty has enabled the Order of Malta to build up its vast network of international relations through its diplomacy committed to the constant support of its centuries-old humanitarian mission.”

Fra’ Matthew Festing, the Order of Malta’s 79th Grand Master, addresses the diplomatic corps in January 2015.

Former Grand Master of the Order of Malta Dies at 71

Fra’ Festing was elected as the order’s 79th Grand Master, on March 11, 2008, taking on responsibility for overseeing the organization’s global humanitarian work and diplomatic relations with more than 100 states.