THE CODE OF THE

SOVEREIGN ORDER OF SAINT JOHN OF JERUSALEM


1. Thou shalt believe the teaching of the one, holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church and obey all Her admonitions.

2. Thou shalt defend the Church.

3. Thou shalt show regard for the weak and defend them.

4. Thou shalt love the country of thy birth.

5. Thou shalt never retreat before the enemy.

6. Thou shalt lead an unceasing and uncompromising war against the infidel.

7. Thou shalt never tell a lie and shalt stay true to thy word.

8. Thou shalt be generous and charitable.

9. Thou shalt always and in all places be champion of Good and Justice against evil and iniquity.