900-year-old Knights of Malta celebrates anniversary with Vatican mass

900-year-old Knights of Malta celebrates anniversary with Vatican mass | Holy Post | National Post

via 900-year-old Knights of Malta celebrates anniversary with Vatican mass | Holy Post | National Post.

VATICAN CITY — The Knights of Malta, one of the most peculiar organizations in the world, marked its 900th birthday Saturday with a colourful procession through St. Peter’s Square, a Mass in the basilica and an audience with Pope Benedict XVI, himself a member of the onetime chivalrous order drawn from Europe’s nobility.

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