Summorum Pontificum
SOSJ History After Malta


• The Order is assisting those in need in India with the spiritual guidance of Most Rev. Bishop Joseph Mar Thomas, PhD. We are currently working on several charitable projects in India. Please see the Charitable Projects link for more information.

• On July 7, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI issued his Apostolic Letter, Motu Proprio, Summorum Pontificum. This letter approves the use of the Roman Catholic Mass according to the tradtional Latin rite, and clarifies that this traditional form of the Mass was never abbrogated by the Church.

An updated history of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem which focuses on the history from the loss of Malta to the current time has been assembled, and is available for viewing.