Attending an Ordination in Syria
The Order of Malta through Malteser International operates and supports five hospitals and eight primary healthcare centres in the Aleppo and Idlib regions.
Order of Malta’s Hungarian Charity Service participated in the Hungarian government’s repatriation programme, through which 200 Syrian families living in refugee camps could return to their homes in the city of Homs.
The Hungarian Association and the Charity Service financed the reconstruction of a Catholic hospital in Aleppo, which offers 15 emergency beds and a new wing with specialized departments in gynecology, dentistry, laboratory and otorhinolaryngology.
The Order of the Unity of Antioch, the Communities of the Monastery of Saint James the Mutilated in Qâra, Syria, invited on a private visit the Ambassador of the Order of Malta in Jordan Lorenzo Borghese and his wife to attend the Diaconate’s Ordination Monk Jean-Baudouin by the hands of H.G. Mgr. Jean-Abdo Arbache Greek-Melkite Metropolitan of Homs, Hama and Yabrud, the nuns and monks of the Monastery of Saint James the Mutilated runs many Programmes in Health (7 mobile hospitals 5 mobile clinics and 10 ambulances) WASH ( Provision and installation of Water Tanks) Education and Food a part of the humanitarian work carried out in Syria with the support of many International organization including the Magyar Order of Malta. (Magyar Maltai Szeretetszolgalat)
As well it was an occasion to visit the Monastic Community of al-Khalil of Deir Mar Musa in Habashi– Nebek.