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Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre will work on constitutional reform ‘that will address potential institutional weaknesses’

Many see the push for ‘reform’ as a way for one small group to seize control from another

The Knights were conquered by Napoleon and almost co-opted by the Tsar. But they survived

The reformist German party want sweeping changes. But can they win over the voters?

The Pope’s delegate had earlier asked Fra’ Matthew Festing, former Grand Master, to stay away from the ballot

The request was sent by the order’s leadership in an email

The former leader of the Knights of Malta speaks out for the first time since the Pope asked for his resignation

The former leader of the Knights of Malta speaks out for the first time since the Pope asked for his resignation

The grand hospitaller of the order said donors ‘decided maybe not to help us any more’

The Church is not a democracy in the usual sense, but it is a society governed by law