Duke and Duchess of Calabria attend traditional Christmas Mass in Naples and make substantial donation to earthquake victims

Naples – December 2002. TRH The Duke and Duchess of Calabria attended Mass shortly before Christmas at the Basilica of Santa Chiara in Naples, which was celebrated by His Eminence Mario Francesco, Cardinal Pompedda, Grand Prior of the Constantinian Order. During the solemn mass His Royal Highness The Duke of Calabria, as Grand Prefect, presented…

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Ambassador of the Italian Republic in Ireland hosts dinner for the Duke and Duchess of Calabria

Dublin – November 2002. His Excellency Signor Alberto Schepisi, Ambassador of the Italian Republic to Ireland and Signora Schepisi, hosted a dinner in honour of Their Royal Highnesses at his residence, Lucan House. Among those attending were the Ambassadors of Spain, Sweden, France and the Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto and Delegate for…

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The Duke of Calabria, as Grand Prefect, presided over the investiture of new knights and dames into the Sacred Military Constantinian Order and the Royal Order of Francis I

London – November 2002. The Duke of Calabria, as Grand Prefect, presided over the 2002 investiture ceremony of new knights and dames(left) at the Pro-Cathedral Church of Our Lady of Victories in Kensington, London W8. HE The Lord Belhaven and Stenton, Delegate, and Mr Anthony Bailey, Delegate of Great Britain and Ireland were among the…

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Duke of Calabria honours the Duchess of Norfolk with the Constantinian Order in recognition of her service to the St Thomas Fund

London – November 2002. The Duchess of Norfolk(left) was invested into the Sacred Military Constantinian Order as a Dame of Justice in recognition of her charitable work for the St Thomas Fund – a leading British charity supporting the homeless, which the Delegation has adopted. Her Grace is President of the fund and active in…

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Duke of Calabria visits Belfast’s divided community

Belfast – November 2002. The Duke of Calabria utilised his first visit to Northern Ireland to tour the divided community, and visit representatives of both the Protestant and Catholic communities. This included calls on the Grand Master of the Orange Order, as well as senior representatives of the Forthspring Community Centre in Belfast (right), which…

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Duke of Calabria calls on the Archbishop of Armagh

Armagh – November 2002. The Duke of Calabria concluded his visit to Northern Ireland by attending a lunch hosted in his honour by His Grace The Most Reverend Sean Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland (right). The lunch took place at the Archbishop’s official residence, Ara Coeli. The Order’s Delegate for Great…

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