Awards and Appointments

Rome, May 2014. The Chancery wishes to congratulate the following members on their recent awards and appointments: – Mr Nadhmi Auchi – Anton Çetta Medal of Peace and Reconciliation (Republic of Kosovo) – HE Mr Anthony Bailey – Mother Teresa Humanitarian Medal (Republic of Kosovo) – Cyril Woods of Slane – Anton Çetta Medal of Peace and Reconciliation (Republic…

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Delegate’s Engagements May 2014

London, May 2014. HE The Delegate, Mr Anthony Bailey, during May 2014 undertook the following engagements on behalf of the British and Irish Delegation. 1 May 2014 – Meeting with former President of the Commonwealth of Dominica in Dominica 1 May 2014 – Meeting with Most Rev Gabriel Malzaire, Bishop of Roseau in Dominica 2…

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Grand Prefect of the Constantinian Order appointed

Rome, 6 May 2014. HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George has appointed HE Ambassador Don Augusto Ruffo di Calabria dei Principi di Scilla Grand Prefect of the Order. Prince Don Augusto Ruffo di Calabria, Bailiff Grand Cross of Justice with…

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The Polish National Day reception – 30 April 2014

London, April 2014. The Polish National Day diplomatic reception took place at the Polish Embassy in Portland Place, London W1, on Wednesday 30 April 2014 which was hosted by HE Mr Witold Sobków, Ambassador of Poland. The Delegation was represented by Dr Colin Smythe. During his speech regarding the National Day and its history, Ambassador…

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Constantinian Order 2014 St George’s Day Dinner

London, 25 April 2014. The Delegate for Great Britain and Ireland, HE Mr Anthony Bailey hosted a black tie candlelit dinner at the historic Armourers’ Hall in London to celebrate St George’s Day. An opening prayer of the Order was delivered by the Sub-Prior of the British and Irish Delegation, His Grace The Most Reverend…

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Delegation Dame Lady Sternberg passes away

London, 3 May 2014. The Chancery regrets to announce the death of Lady Sternberg, DSS, DFO, a Dame of the Royal Order of Francis I and Silver Benemerenti Medallist of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George within the Delegation of Great Britain and Ireland. Lady Hazel Sternberg, wife of longstanding Delegation member Sir…

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The Rev Fr Mark Turnham Elvins passes away

Oxford, 1 May 2014. The Chancery regrets to announce the death of the longstanding delegation chaplain, The Reverend Father Mark Turnham Elvins, KCGCO, an Ecclesiastical Knight Commander of Grace of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George within the Delegation of Great Britain and Ireland. He passed away on 1 May 2014, in Oxford.…

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Delegate’s Engagements – February to April 2014

London, April 2014. HE The Delegate, Mr Anthony Bailey, during February 2014 and April 2014 undertook the following engagements on behalf of the British and Irish Delegation. 6 February 2014 – Meeting with the Apostolic Nuncio in Lisbon. 6 February 2014 – Attended Investiture ceremony of the Royal Order of our Lady of Vila Viçosa…

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Easter Message of Pope Francis ‘Urbi et Orbi’

Vatican City, 20 April 2014. The Holy Father, Pope Francis gave his second Urbi et Orbi Easter Message on 20 April 2014. “Dear Brothers and Sisters, a Happy and Holy Easter! The Church throughout the world echoes the angel’s message to the women: “Do not be afraid! I know that you are looking for Jesus…

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