Order of Malta

Grand Master of the Order of Malta Dies at 75

The Sovereign Military Order of Malta is a Catholic lay religious order originally founded as the Knights Hospitaller around 1099 in Jerusalem for the protection and medical care of Holy Land pilgrims. ROME, Italy — The Grand Master of the Order of Malta Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre died early... read more
World AIDS Day charity concert, St. Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral, Vienna, Nov. 30, 2018.

Vienna Cardinal Schönborn to host ‘blasphemous’ pro-LGBT benefit concert in Cathedral again

By Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSite News, November 30, 2018. Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schönborn is yet again allowing a pro-LGBT benefit concert to take place in Vienna’s St. Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral. Tshugguel said he is less concerned about “Conchita Wurst’s”... read more

Traditionalism and the Order of Malta

By Henry Sire, OnePeterFive, June 18, 2019 The Knights of Malta are a nine-hundred-year-old order of the Catholic Church, and one could aptly write a treatise on why tradition is and should be cherished among them — but that is not what I am concerned with here. The purpose of this article is... read more

Cdl Burke, Bp Schneider issue ‘declaration of truths’ to correct rampant ‘doctrinal confusion’ in Church

By Diane Montagna, LifeSite News, June 10, 2019 Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider, together with several other bishops, have issued a public declaration of truths of the faith to remedy the “almost universal doctrinal confusion and disorientation” endangering the... read more

The Knights of Malta and the Death of Chivalry

By Steve Skojec, OnePeterFive, May 16, 2019 On May 1, the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, which has just gone through one of its most tumultuous and troubling periods in its 900-plus-year history (see our coverage here), conducted its Chapter General. The purpose: to elect a new government.... read more

‘Dictator Pope’ author expelled from Order of Malta

By Dan Hitchens,  19 November, 2018 Henry Sire has been expelled for his strong criticisms of Pope Francis, but plans to appeal The historian Henry Sire has been expelled from the Order of Malta after writing a book which heavily criticised Pope Francis. Sire was suspended in March, when... read more

USCCB Review Board Chairman Says Some Bishops “Must” Resign Over Abuse

By Steve Skojec, November 14, 2018 Today at Catholic Culture, Phil Lawler brings to light something most of us missed in the proceedings during the US Bishops’ (USCCB) annual fall meeting. Francesco Cesareo, the chairman of the USCCB’s National Review Board for the Protection of Children and... read more

Dictator Pope author: suspension from Order of Malta ‘wholly illegal’

by Staff Reporter, 23 Mar 2018 The Order of Malta defended its procedure, saying that Sire's superior had been 'involved' Henry Sire, who was this week revealed as the author of the Dictator Pope, has said that his suspension from the Order of Malta is illegal. The Order released a... read more

‘Dictator Pope’ author Henry Sire suspended from Order of Malta

by Staff Reporter, 22 Mar 2018 Sire, a longstanding member of the Order of Malta, was revealed as the author earlier this week The Order of Malta has suspended ‘Dictator Pope’ author Henry Sire for allegedly breaching its constitution. The Catholic Herald understands that the Order... read more

Knights of Malta members petition Pope for ‘reasonable explanation’ for meddling with Order

By Pete Baklinski ROME, April 27, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) -- Grassroots members of the Knights of Malta are directly petitioning Pope Francis as a crucial vote for a new leader looms on Saturday. Members are signing on to an open letter launched by Maltese Knight Dr. Paul J. Camarata. They say... read more

Ousted Knights of Malta leader returns to Rome to vote in election

by Associated Press, posted  27 Apr 2017 The Pope's delegate had earlier asked Fra' Matthew Festing, former Grand Master, to stay away from the ballot The Knights of Malta soap opera took on new drama on Wednesday as the order’s ousted leader apparently returned to Rome on the eve of the... read more