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Lieutenant Malta’s Death-English

(ANSA)-Rome, June 7-The Knights of Malta (Knights of Malta) announced on Tuesday the death of Grand Master Fra’Marco Luzzago at the age of 72.

Grand Magistry has announced with deep sorrow that he will return to the home of his Excellency Lieutenant Framar Corzago, the Grand Master, who died today in Villa Ciccolini (Sforza Costa, Province of Macerata) after a sudden illness.

According to Article 17 of the Order of the Knights of Malta, Commander Louis de Villas, Hula Louis Gonzalo de Valle Paixoto de Villas-Boas tentatively took over the duties of Lieutenant of the Knights of Malta. New head.

Fra’Marco Luzzago was elected Head of the Knights of Malta on November 8, 2020.

Born in Brescia in 1950, Fra’Marco Luzzago studied medicine at the University of Padua and the University of Parma after studying at the Franciscan Institute in Brescia. Then he was asked to manage the property rights of his family.

He joined the Knights of Malta at the Lombardy and Venetian abbeys in 1975 and took a solemn religious vow in 2003. He began participating in the Knights of Malta’s international pilgrimage to Lourdes and domestic pilgrimage to Assisi and Loreto. From 2010, he devoted his entire life to the Knights of Malta and moved to the Marque region to take care of one of the commanders of the Knights of Malta. Since 2011, he has been the commander of the Roman Abbey, the representative of the Northern Marche region and the head of the library.

From 2017 to 2020 he was a councilor of the Italian Society of the Knights of Malta.

The Knights of Malta (SMOM) operates a large charitable hospital organization around the world and has recently provided humanitarian assistance to countless refugees and migrants.

It has diplomatic relations with more than 100 states and the European Union and has a permanent observer status at the United Nations.

The Knights of Malta, as it is more widely known, was founded on the Mediterranean island in the 11th century as a military order like the Knights Templar.

They were taken away from Malta by Napoleon.

Their mission, headquartered in the Palazzo Malta in Rome, is summarized in the motto “Tuitio Fideiet Obsequium Pauperum”. Protect the Catholic Church and serve those in need.

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