Malta: Knightly Return

Ever since Napoleon drove them from Malta in 1798 in order to use it as a way station for his invasion of Egypt, the Knights of Malta have not been allowed to return to the island whose name they bear. Last week Malta welcomed back its knights, who are members of the Roman Catholic Church's oldest chivalric order. To the crash of a 21-gun salute, a delegation of knights in regal red and black uniforms and feather-plumed helmets, led by Grand Master Fra Angelo de Mojana di Cologna, a Milanese nobleman, landed at...

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