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Knights of Malta treasures displayed in the Kremlin

Photo: RIA Novosti Moscow Times| Jul 6, 2012 by Tatyana Zavyalova Museums of Italy, France, Malta and Russia have combined efforts to make an impressive exhibition dedicated to the history of the oldest Sovereign Military and Hospitaller Order of St. … Continue reading

Expert: Painter Caravaggio murdered in cold blood by the Knights of Malta

‘Judith beheading Holofernes’ by Caravaggio Photo: Mimmo Frassineti / Rex Features His mysterious death at the age of 38 has been blamed variously on malaria, an intestinal infection, lead poisoning from the oil paints he used or a violent brawl. … Continue reading

Knights of Malta made deal with the United States in 1794

Ovide Doublet, the Grand Master’s sec­retary for the French Langues in Malta. Right: Portrait of James Monroe, US Ambassador to Paris, who negotiated in Paris with the Order of Malta. Someone – it is still not quite clear who – … Continue reading

Ben Franklin awarded Knights of Malta Grand Master with special medal for his role in the Revolutionary War

Benjamin Franklin reserved a special award of America’s first medal, the Libertas Americana, to Grand Master Emmanuel de Rohan. (Image: PHGCOM, self-made photograph, at the Musee de la Legion d’Honneur, 2008 from the Wikimedia Commons) The Knights of Malta’s pivotal … Continue reading

Seymour Hersh targeted: Matthew Phelan writes on the fallout from his exposure of the Knights of Malta conspiracy

James Jesus Angleton (L), chief of the CIA’s counter-intelligence staff from 1954-1975, and Reagan-era CIA Director William Casey (R) were both members of the Knights of Malta. Pulitzer Prize Winner Seymour Hersh And The Men Who Want Him Committed By … Continue reading

General McChrystal denies claims of secret Knights of Malta military crusade against Islam

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal denies there is a secret military crusade against Islam. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/The Associated Press McChrystal denies claims of secret military crusade against Islam Stars and Stripes | Jan 21, 2011 By Jeff Schogol WASHINGTON — Retired … Continue reading

The Knights Templar, Knights of Malta and Blackwater’s Erik Prince

Rationalizing the Irrational | Aug 6, 2009 By Mitch Cumstein In a declaration under the penalty of purjury, a former employee of Erik Prince’s Blackwater defense contracting firm said Prince “views himself as a Christian crusader tasked with eliminating Muslims … Continue reading

Catholic Knights of Malta to Honor Radical Anti-Life, Anti-Family Former DC Mayor Williams

Lifesite | Mar 4, 2009 By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., March 4, 2009 ( – Former Washington, D.C. mayor Anthony Williams is currently undergoing formation in the order of the Knights of Malta, one of the Catholic Church’s oldest and … Continue reading

Knights of Malta Grandmasters’ armour on show in Paris

Grandmaster Jean Parisot de Valette’s ceremonial sword and dagger which were looted by Napoleon Bonaparte are being showcased in Paris with items from the Palace Armoury in Valletta. Times of Malta | Nov 4, 2008 By Lisa Gwen Baldacchino La … Continue reading

Latvian president inducts Grand Master of the Knights of Malta into the Order of the Three Stars

His Most Eminent Highness Fra’ Matthew Festing, Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta, Most Humble Guardian of the Poor of Jesus Christ Zatlers to meet Grand … Continue reading