Archbishop Faustino Sainz Muñoz passes away

Madrid, November 2012. The Chancery was saddened to learn of the passing of His Excellency Archbishop Faustino Sainz Muñoz, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to the Court of St James’s. Archbishop Faustino, who was well known to many of our delegation members, died in Spain on Wednesday 31 October 2012. His Excellency served as Apostolic Nuncio to…

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Constantinian Delegate meets with the Prime Minister at celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Council of Christian and Jews

London, October 2012. The Grand Magistral Delegate for Inter-Religious relations for the Constantinian Order met with the Prime Minister, Rt Hon David Cameron, MP, on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Council of Christian and Jews. The Prime Minister hosted a Reception at 10 Downing Street in recognition of CCJ’s role as a…

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Delegate’s Engagements

London, October 2012. The Delegate, HE Mr Anthony Bailey, has between July to October 2012 undertaken the following engagements: 2 July 2012. The Delegate attended the gala dinner for the Arab British Chamber of Commerce. 3 July 2012. Reception for the Anniversary of Venezuela’a Independence. 11 July 2012. The Delegate attended a Talk by Rabbi…

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Awards and Appointments

 London, October 2012. The Chancery wishes to congratulate the following members on their recent awards and appointments granted to them: HE Mr Anthony Bailey – Knight Commander with Star of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre – Lieutenancy of Ireland – (Holy See/Vatican City) The Rev Canon Christopher Tuckwell – Knight of the Equestrian…

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Press Complaints Commission & The Mail on Sunday

Dublin, October 2012. Delegation knight Steven Wilkinson has informed the Chancery that following the publication by The Mail on Sunday on 3 April 2011 of an wholly inaccurate article entitled ‘Now leading Blair Fundraiser suspected on fixing Papal honours’ he referred the newspaper and its Chief Reporter Ian Gallagher to the Press Complaints Commission. Last…

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St George’s Chapel Appeal

London, September 2012. The Chancery of the British and Irish Delegation is pleased to announce the adoption of the Appeal to raise funds for the restoration and completion of St George’s Chapel at London’s Westminster Cathedral. This month the delegation made a charitable donation to the Appeal, thanks to the generosity of some of its…

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