Constantinian Order launches major humanitarian mission to Iraq

Rome – February 2004. The Constantinian Order and the Carabinieri Corps of Italy jointly organised an important humanitarian mission to Nassiriyah in Iraq. This charitable activity in favour of the Iraqi people is part of the wider National Peacekeeping Military Operation “Ancient Babylon” of the Italian Military Forces in Iraq. The Order succeeded in donating…

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Honoris Causa Degree awarded to Grand Prior Cardinal Pompedda

Cagliari – January 2004. In the eighteenth-century Chancellor’s room of the University of Cagliari, His Eminence Mario Francesco, Cardinal Pompedda, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Segnatura and our Grand Prior, received an Honoris Causa Degree from the Univeristy’s Rector, Prof Pasquale Ristretta, who in the name of the entire Academic Senate of Cagliari…

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Christmas Activities undertaken by the Order’s Delegation of Lombardy

Lombardy – December 2003. For Christmas, the knights and dames of the Delegation of Lombardy, lead by Prince Augusto Ruffo di Calabria, visited numerous elderly residents of nursing homes supported by the Constantinian Order. Gifts were distributed during some recreational afternoons at the following institutions: the Pio Albergo Trivulzio Centre in Milan, Punto d’Incontro and Pertusati…

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Cardinal Pompedda visits the Houses of Parliament hosted by Lord Brennan and receives formal welcome addresses and parliamentary motions

London – November 2003. Cardinal Pompedda accompanied by British and Irish Delegate Anthony Bailey, visited the Houses of Parliament and attended a lunch hosted by Lord Brennan, President of the Catholic Union of Great Britain and Delegation Council Member. Numerous Parliamentarians from both the House of Commons and House of Lords attended. Lt Gen Sir…

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Liberal Democrat Leader sends congratulatory message to the Order on the occasion of the Delegation’s 200th anniversary

London – November 2003. Liberal Democrat Leader, The Rt Hon Charles Kennedy, MP, commented: “I am very pleased to be able to convey my support for the work of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the British and Irish Delegation. The Constantinian Order is internationally…

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Lord Archbishop of Canterbury sends message of congratulations on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the British and Irish Delegation

London – November 2003. His Grace The Right Honourable and Right Reverend Dr Rowan Williams, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, said in encouraging our knights and dames to continue their important charitable and inter-faith work: “I am delighted to send my greetings to the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George and the Royal Order of…

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The Chief Rabbi, Dr Jonathan Sacks sends congratulatory message to the British and Irish Delegation on the occasion of the Delegation’s 200th anniversary

London – November 2003. The Chief Rabbi, Dr Jonathan Sacks said: “The charitable work of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George and the Royal Order of Francis I is much to be admired. What is less well known, but no less admirable is their work in promoting understanding between the diverse religious groups…

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