Sovereign Military Order of Malta

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The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta (Latin: Supremus Ordo Militaris Hospitalis Sancti Ioannis Hierosolymitani Rhodius et Melitensis), also known as Order of Malta is a sovereign country in Rome, that has no territory. It was founded around 1048 in Jerusalem with the goal of giving medical care to anyone in need, regardless of religion or race.

Leader and Founder[change | change source]

The founder and leader at the time was Gerard. He was an Italian Roman Catholic.

Mission[change | change source]

Their mission since they have been given the approval from the Caliph of Egypt, all the way to today. The mission is to help anyone medically in need regardless of religion or race. Any kind of help from treating a broken ankle to attempting to cure a disease.

History[change | change source]

They originated in Jerusalem, and after being exiled from the city they moved to the Rhodes. After that to Malta, and then lastly the went to Rome and the Pope Paschal II declared them as an independent nation though they had no territory.