Tag Archives: Knights of Malta

Knights of Malta to elect a new Grand Master – with a twist?

This is interesting.  Is someone backing off a little? From the Sovereign Military Order of the Knights of Malta (SMOM): The government of the Order of Malta to convene the Council Complete of State on 29 April to elect the … Continue reading

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Big Changes Strike the Knights of Malta

UPDATE: From the SMOM: Fra’ Ludwig Hoffmann von Rumerstein assumes the office of Lieutenant ad interim, Albrecht Boeselager resumes his office as Grand Chancellor The Sovereign Council, the government of the Sovereign Order of Malta, met this afternoon in the … Continue reading

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CONFLICT! ESCALATION! FORCES MASSING! Will there NEVER be PEACE?

The two smallest nations on earth have squared off: the Vatican City State and the Sovereign Military Order of the Knights of Malta.   I understand that San Marino may be readying for its own move. The often amusing Eye … Continue reading

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Resignation of head of the Knights of Malta

At the Spanish site InfoVaticana we read: ÚLTIMA HORA: Dimite el Gran Maestre de la Orden de Malta a petición del Papa Según ha podido saber InfoVaticana, el Papa Francisco le habría pedido que presentara la renuncia. Matthew Festing fue … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday: Perna

Perna in Latin means “ham”. There is a street not far from where I am that, from the time of the Caesars, is called Panisperna. That’s where you could buy ham and … etc. Also, that’s where the Panisperna Boys … Continue reading

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What is Card. Burke up to? Interview.

We all want to know how Card. Burke is doing.  From CNA: Cardinal Burke opens up about his new office with Knights of Malta By Jan Bentz Rome, Italy, Nov 29, 2014 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Nov. 8 … Continue reading

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The Loosing of the Leash: Card. Burke appointed to Knights of Malta

And so the shoe has dropped. From today’s Bolletino. Nomina del Patrono del Sovrano Militare Ordine di Malta Il Santo Padre ha nominato Patrono del Sovrano Militare Ordine di Malta l’Em.mo Card. Raymond Leo Burke, finora Prefetto del Supremo Tribunale … Continue reading

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The possible demotion of Card. Burke. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Now that the cat is out of the bag, I’ll post this. I do not like the fact that Sandro Magister posted in this way, however.  I’ve been biting the inside of my mouth for a while now.  The optimist … Continue reading

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Holy See Clarification about Equestrian Orders

From VIS: NOTE OF CLARIFICATION FROM THE SECRETARIAT OF STATE Vatican City, (VIS) – In response to frequent requests for information concerning the recognition by the Holy See of Equestrian Orders dedicated to the saints or to holy places, the … Continue reading

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