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Archbishop of Tiranë-Durrës Mgr. Arjan Dodaj received by Grand Chancellor and Grand Hospitaller

On 7 March, Archbishop Arjan Dodaj, Archbishop of Tiranë-Durrës, was received by Grand Chancellor Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo and Grand Hospitaller Fra' Alessandro de Franciscis.



The Extraordinary Chapter General, presided over by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra' John Dunlap, elected all the members of the Sovereign Council, who will remain in office for six years.


Christening of HRH Princess Geraldine of Albania

HRH Princess Geraldine, daughter of HRH Crown Prince Leka II and Princess Elias of Albania was baptised in Tirana on 28 January 2023 in the Chapel of Our Lady of the Annunciation, Palatine Chapel of the Palace of the Brigades. The sacrament was celebrated by His Most Reverend Excellency. Mgr. Arjan Dodaj, Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiranë-Durrës, in the name of H.H. Pope Francis.

International news


A new shelter for the homeless in the heart of Rome

It took four years, partly because of the pandemic, to complete the work, but finally an important Order of Malta project in Italy has seen the light of day. In…


Meeting with the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

On Friday, March 17, the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Ukraine Antonio Gazzanti Pugliese di Cotrone held a working meeting with the Minister of Internal Affairs of…


The situation in Lebanon in talks with Prime Minister Najib Mikati

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati had talks this morning at the Magistral Palace with the Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo. After the meeting,…