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Unholy Alliance: General William “Wild Bill” Donovan and Pope Pius XII

‘The American section of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta has about 1,000 members—including 300 dames. They represent the vanguard of American Catholicism, the point at which the Vatican and the U.S.

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The Siege of Malta

The Knights Hospitaller had been driven out of the Holy Land, when Acre fell in 1291.  In 1309, they captured Rhodes, becoming the Order of the Knights of Rhodes.  522 more words


The Maltese Cross

The Maltese Cross was officially adopted by the Order of the Knights Hospitallers of St.John in the year 1126.

It consists of eight points, which denote the eight obligations of the knights: 73 more words


The Knights of Malta

An ancient hospice for Christian pilgrims, was located in Jerusalem, and had been in existence well before the arrival of these Crusaders.  The Hospice was founded by Abbot Probus around 600AD.  1,334 more words


Mini Biography: Mattia Preti

Birth: Feb. 24, 1613
Death: Jan. 3, 1699
Nationality: Italian
Movement: Baroque
Born in Calabria in southern Italy, Preti is believed to have been the apprentice of a Neapolitan follower of Caravaggio named Battista Caracciolo. 213 more words

The Oath of the Knights of Columbus, Knights of Malta and Rhodes Scholars is based upon the Oath of the JesuitsS


“When a Jesuit of the minor rank is to be elevated to command, he is conducted into the Chapel of the Convent of the Order, where there are only three others present, the principal or Superior standing in front of the altar. 4,756 more words