Statement from the Archbishops of Westminster and Southwark on the Government’s response to the same sex marriage consultation

The Chancery is pleased to republish the statement by Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster and Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark on the government response to the same sex marriage consultation. Archbishop Nichols is President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. Archbishop Smith is Vice-President. The meaning of marriage matters. It derives that…

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Delegate’s Engagements

London, December 2012. The Delegate, HE Mr Anthony Bailey, during October to December 2012 undertook the following engagements on behalf of the British and Irish Delegation: October 2012 30 October 2012. Dinner hosted by Major General Jonathan Hall and Her Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentleman at Arms at St James’s Palace…

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Awards and Appointments

London, December 2012. The Chancery wishes to congratulate the following members on their recent awards and appointments granted to them: Judge Patrick Clyne – Member of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem. (Priory of the United States of America) HMEH Fra Matthew Festing – Grand Collar of the Order…

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Constantinian Order Diplomatic Departures

London, December 2012. The Chancery was saddened to learn of the conclusion of the diplomatic mission of HE Ms Barbara Tuge-Erecinska as Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Court of St James’s. Ambassador Barbara Tuge-Erecinska, who has now returned to Warsaw, was invested into the Constantinian Order in May 2012 as a Dame…

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Constantinian Irish Knight Andrew Rogers becomes one of the first recipients of the new Presidential Distinguished Service Award in Ireland

Dublin, November 2012. The Chancery was delighted to note that Constantinian Order Knight, Andy Rogers, was among the very first ten recipients of the newly created Presidential Distinguished Service Award for his contribution to ‘Business and Education’. The Irish Government announced earlier in the year this new state award system which would provide for the…

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Delegation Member Lord Denman passes away

London, November 2012.  The Chancery regrets to announce the death of 5th Lord (Charles) Denman, CBE, MC, and a Knight Commander of the Royal Order of Francis I. Lord Denman was first invested into the Order in 2002 and was an active member and participant in many Order events. Lord Denman was a prominent war hero,…

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