A significant and honourable gesture of the growing close relationship between the two historic Orders within the Catholic Church happened on Saturday 12th December 2020 in Malta.
His Excellency the Noble Daniel de Petri Testaferrata (President MASMOM) presented the prestigious Cross of Commander of the Order pro Merito Melitensi to His Excellency Roberto Buontempo (Lieutenant EOHSJ Malta), in the presence of His Grace Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna and a distinct congregation.
Accompanying the Lieutenant were the Chancellor and Secretary of the Maltese Lieutenancy, Comm. Dr Ruben Depasquale and Chev. Christopher Busuttil Delbridge respectively.