New York, March 2018. The Prince and Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order, of St George, HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, promoted His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York to the honour and and dignity of a Bailiff Grand Cross of Justice of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order, of St George. His Eminence has been a member of the Constantinian Order since 2001.
The Grand Master presented Cardinal Dolan with the decoration and diploma of Bailiff Grand Cross of Justice during a ceremony held on 11 March 2018 in the Cardinal’s Residence at St Patrick’s Cathedral. The Order’s Delegate in the United States of America, HE Cav John Viola was also in attendance.
His Eminence Theodore, Cardinal McCarrick, Archbishop emeritus of Washington is the Prior of the US Delegation. The US Delegation is very active and has seen a significant expansion over the last few years. The US Delegate, HE Cav John Viola appointed longstanding member, Baron Robert Allen La Rocca as Vice Delegate in 2017. The Chancellor of the US Delegation is Mr Pasquale Menna.
The Delegate of Great Britain and Ireland, Anthony Bailey, said: “On behalf of the British and Irish Delegation, I would like to congratulate His Eminence Cardinal Dolan on his promotion within our worldwide Order. Our two Delegations have always enjoyed a strong and meaningful partnership and I very much hope that future occasions can be found for our respective members to work closer together to fulfil the mission of our Order.”