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H.E. Ambassador Pietro Sebastiani’s designation

Consegna onorificenza a Amb. Pietro Sebastiani

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April, 13rd 2018HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, Grand Master and Head of the Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies, designed H.E. Ambassador Pietro Sebastiani as Knight of Grand Cross of Merit for his effort in the Constantinian Order and his charity activities at Circolo degli Scacchi.
The Grand Charges of the Order attended the event: His Eminence Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino, Grand Prior, HRH Grand Prefect, H.E. Grand Chancellor, HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro and TRH Princesses Maria Carolina, Duchess of Calabria and Maria Chiara, Duchess of Noto and Capri and several authorities, Delegates and Vice Delegates of the Order.

Il Gran Maestro consegna la rosetta all'Amb. Sebastiani

HRH the Duke of Castro, Grand Master, was received by Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Order of Malta

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Saturday April, 17th 2018 at 4 pm HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Siciles, Duke of Castro, Head of the Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies and Grand Master, was received by H.E. Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Order of Malta.

HRH donated to the Lieutenant a private collection of books belonging to the Royal Family and a customised gift. HRH was given a book called “Great Temple 360” by Miranda Publishers which describes and represents the beautiful Concattedrale di San Giovanni Battista in La Valletta.

 

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Beata Regina Maria Cristina Award

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TRH Princess Camilla, Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara have received the important Award “Beata Regina Maria Cristina”. Thanks to HRH Prince Serge of Yugoslavia and the Italian President Ilario Bortolan.

HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Siciles, Duchess of Castro was designed Ambassador of Salvamamme Association

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Rome, April 12th 2018. HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro, was designed Ambassador of the Association “Salvamamme”. This associatiion helps poor families and women who escape from difficult situations since they have been victims of violence. Its 20 years were celebrated on April, 14th.

More than 100 families will have the chance to get new clothes thanks to the project “Nursery in Rete 2.0 & i bambini crescono”. Mrs. Passeri, President, Mrs. Barbara De Rossi, Mrs. Debora Diodati, President of Roman Red Cross, Msgr. Paolo Lojudice, Bishop of the diocese Roma Sud and TRH Princesses Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara attended the event at the venue of the association.

Princess Camilla, after getting important international Awards like, Un Women for Peace Association Humanitarian Award and Peace Jam Visionary Award was designed Ambassador of this association in the world. Moreover, HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St Georges, wanted to actively support two initiatives: “La Valigia di Salvataggio” and “Nursery in Rete 2.0 & i bambini crescono”.  After the meeting a lunch buffet took place and was offered by Bruno Brunori.

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MEETING WITH THE ITALIAN DELEGATES AND VICE DELEGATES

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On April, 13rd 2018 a meeting took place between HRH the Grand Master, the Grand Charges, the Italian Delegates and Vice Delegates of the Order.

During the meeting an increasing synergy has been launched.

HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, was the first who spoke and anticipated some important news of the Order.

HRH implemented some major changes in the Royal Deputation’s structure and new statutes’ publication. These statutes will have huge changes but will respect the tradition.

First of all, HRH the Duke of Castro communicated  the eradication of the Charge of Grand Inquisitor. This decision was taken in agreement with H.E. Alberto Lembo.

HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Grand Prefect, greeted the participants. Afterwards H.E. Ambassador Antonio Benedetto Spada, Counsellor for the Dynastic Orders of the Royal House, took the floor and described the statutes’ changes of the Order and Francis I Real Order.

These statutes will be published the next weeks on this website and will be fully described in the second edition of the book “Ordini Cavallereschi della Real Casa di Borbone delle Due Sicilie” by H.E. Spada.

Then H.E. the Grand Chancellor talked about the importance of feeling a spirit of belonging to the Order, which will be considered as a priority in organizing the delegations’ activities.

On behalf of H.E. Grand Treasurer, Dr. Viola Cortes took the floor describing the benefits of the new Constantinian Order Charity Onlus and the economic subjects. He also described the crowdfunding platform that will be on the website and will allow a better support for our projects. For this reason this platform will be launched  the next days. It will allow people to support economically our project Briciole di Salute and the others related to Salvamamme and Bambin Gesù Foundation.

Then Msgr. Morandi, Secretary of the Grand Prior office, took the floor. On behalf of His Eminence the Grand Prior, he gave some suggestions to Delegates regarding future spiritual meetings and pilgrimages.

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TRH Princes Charles and Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies at the Italian Red Cross

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Rome, April, 13th 2018. During the morning TRH Princes Charles and Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, TRH Princesses Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara of Bourbon Two Sicilies, with HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies were received at the Italian Red Cross.

During the meeting a fruitful collaboration has been launched. It will combine the Italian Red Cross and the Constantinian Order’s efforts in Italy and abroad.

TRH received the Golden Medal in the presence of the President of the Italian Red Cross, Dr. Francesco Rocca, Dr. Rosario Valastro and Dr. Gabriele Bellocchi, both Vice National Presidents of the Italian Red Cross.

H.E. Prince Ruspoli, Grand Chancellor, the Neapolitan delegation, Marquise Federica de Gregorio Cattaneo dei Principi di Sant’Elia, Comm. Eugenio Donadoni, Msgr. Arnaldo Morandi, Supervisior and Secretary of the Grand Prior Office were attending the event.

 

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Memorandum of Understanding- Constantinian Order of St. Georges Charity Onlus and Pediatric Hospital Bambin Gesù

La Famiglia Reale Borbone delle Due Sicilie e la Presidente Mariella Enoc

TRH with Dr. Mariella Enoc

Rome, April 12th 2018. TRH Princes Charles and Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke and Duchess of Castro, with HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Grand Prefect of the Constantinian Order, signed a memorandum of understanding with Bambino Gesù Onlus Foundation. Each year, children coming from more than 40 countries are cured at the Hospital. Some of them do not have any healthcare cover and need immediate treatments, which are very expensive. Their countries of origin are Ucraine, Moldavia, Albania, enin, Etiopia, Siria, Kenya, Egitto, Bielorussia, Algeria, Kossovo, Palestina, Nigeria, Somalia Egitto, Costa d’ Avorio, Somalia, Israele, Marocco and Nepal. Urgencies and help requests are increasing more and more. The Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. Georges, with Bambino Gesù Foundation, is involved in the support of this social project, taking care and treating the young patients.
Dr. Mariella Enoc, President of the Bambino Gesù Foundation, Dr. Cynthia Russo, Press Office and Communication Director and Prof. Federico Vigevano, Neuroscience Department Director attended the event.

You can find HERE HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies’ speech.

The Royal Family of Bourbon Two Sicilies continues its tour in Rome

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Coming back from Palermo, HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, Head of the Royal House and Grand Master of the Constantinian Order and HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro, will sign some important agreements with the pediatric Hospital “Bambin Gesù” and “Salvamamme” Association and the International Red Cross.
HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Grand Prefect, TRH Princesses Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara of Bourbon Two Sicilies will attend as well.Thanks to these initiatives a material and economic support will be given from a social and healthcare points of view.

A moment of great joy will be shared with the needy people of the canteen San Giacomo in Augusta.

HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro visited Palermo

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TRH at Missione Speranza e Carità

Cerimonia di Investitura con le Dame e i Cavalieri conMons Michele Pennisi.

Investiture Ceremony of the new Knights with Msgr. Pennisi.

 

Incontro tra il Principe Carlo di Borbone e il Rettore dell'Università di Palermo Prof. Fabrizio Micari

Meeting between Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies and Prof. Micari

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies had both institutional and charitable meetings during his stay in Palermo.

After meeting Sicily’s President, On.Sebastiano Musumeci, HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, Head of the Royal House of Bourbon and Grand Master of the Constantinian Order, launched Briciole di Salute project, which helps and supports Missione Speranza e Carità by Father Biagio Conte, whose goal is to react against poverty in Palermo.

An important service for the most fragile citizens has been introduced thanks to this initiative and to the volunteers and Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George’s effort, providing economic and material support, products for children, food and logistic support as well.

HRH Duke of Castro was very touched and affirmed: “I am very happy to meet all these people who daily make lots of efforts to help the others who are in desperate conditions. Being able to help them providing a great support is not enough, we should show solidarity and much more. Father Biagio Conte is creating a place where people can be warmly welcomed, located in an area which hosts lots of migrants and needy people”.

A joyful moment wa shared with the Sisters of Charity and with the families who are daily helped by the project “Briciole di Salute”.

The inauguration of “Largo Cavalieri costantiniani” with Borbonic Arms dated 1771 and restaurered at Duomo in Monreale was a very touching moment. The medal with the Real Order of Saint Januarius, donated by the Tuscan delegation, was inserted. Then the investiture ceremony took place in the presence of His Eminence Msgr. Michele Pennisi. Lots of local authorities and the Eparch Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro were present.

On Sunday 8th, HRH the Duke of Castro with HRH Princess Beatrice, Grand Prefect of the Constantinian Order, visited the Botanical Garden. HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro, donated an important artwork, a Golden Cactus by Orenzo Galery.

The last stage of this long trip will be Rome, where a lot of charity events, which are part of “Briciole di Salute”, have been scheduled.

 i Principi Carlo e Beatrice di Borbone delle Due Sicilie con il Sindaco per l'inaugurazione di Largo dei Cavalieri Costantiniani a Monreale


TRH with the Mayor of Monreale during the inauguration of Largo dei Cavalieri Costantiniani

Le Loro Altezze Reali presso l'orto botanico

TRH at the Botanical Garden

Le Loro Altezze Reali durante la consegna del cactus d'oro presso l'Orto Botanico.

TRH give the Golden Cactus to the Botanical Garden

Incontro tra il Principe Carlo di Borbone delle Due Sicilie e l'On. Sebastiano Musumeci Presidente della Regione Siciliana

Meeting between HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies and On.Sebastiano Musumeci, President of Sicily

Incontro tra il Principe Carlo di Borbone e il Generale di Brigata Riccardo Galletta

Meeting between HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies and Gen. Riccardo Galletta

Incontro Principe Carlo di Borbone delle Due Sicilie con On. Sebastiano Musumeci Presidente della Regione Siciliana e consegna dono

HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies gives a gift to On. Sebastiano Musumeci

Le Loro Altezze Reali durante l'intervista presso l'Orto Botanico

TRH during the interview at the Botanical Garden

The Royal Family of Bourbon Two Sicilies continues their supportive tour in Southern Italy

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It will be a supportive weekend for the Royal Family of Bourbon Two Sicilies, who will take part in and was promoter of several charity activities, especially in the South of Italy.
TRH came back from the United States, where HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro was designed UN Women for Peace Association Ambassador. This Association helps all women who have been victims of any kind of violence. Now the Royal Family continues this supportive tour in Italy, land of their ancestors.
HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, Chief of the Royal House of Bourbon and Grand Master of the Constantinian Order, will launch “Briciole di Salute” project in Palermo. The project will help and support “Missione Speranza e Carità” by Don Biagio Conte, whose goal is to react against poverty in Palermo.
An important service for the most fragile citizens has been introduced thanks to this initiative and to the volunteers and the Sicilian Delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George’s effort, providing economic and material support, products for children, food and logistic support as well.
A joyful moment will be shared with the Sisters of Charity and with the families who are daily helped by the project “Briciole di Salute”. Later the Royal Family will visit the Botanical Garden. HRH the Duchess of Castro donated an important artwork, a Golden Cactus by Orenzo Galery.
The last stage of this long trip will be Rome, where a lot of charity events, which are part of “Briciole di Salute”, have been scheduled.

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