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Treaty with the Venerabile Confraternita di Maria Ss.ma del Buonconsiglio della Buona Morte e Misericordia, Città di Castello, Italy

The Abbey-Principality of San Luigi has entered into a Treaty of Full Collaboration, Partnership, Accreditation and Recognition with the Venerabile Confraternita (o Compagnia) detta del Buonconsiglio di Città di Castello and the OR.VEN. – Ordine Venerabile della Venerabile Confraternita di Maria … Continue reading

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Members of the San Luigi Orders: Prince Guy de Lusignan

Ambroise Calfa (1831-1906) was the older brother of Archbishop Khorene Nar Bey de Lusignan. He was a Patron of the Order of the Crown of Thorns. Calfa and his brothers asserted that they were descendants of the Lusignan dynasty that … Continue reading

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Members of the San Luigi Orders: John Charles Thomas

John Charles Thomas (September 6, 1891 – December 13, 1960) was a popular American opera, operetta and concert baritone. He was a member of the Order of the Crown of Thorns and received the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France et … Continue reading

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Members of the San Luigi Orders: Bishop Paulo Miraglia Gulotti of the National Episcopal Church of Italy

Louis Prota Giurleo Miraglia Gulotti (1857-1916) was the first Primate of the Chiesa Episcopale Nazionale Italiana. He was Prelate-Commander of the Order of the Crown of Thorns for Italy. He was ordained priest in the Roman Catholic Church in Italy … Continue reading

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Members of the San Luigi Orders: Bishop Jules-Ernest Houssaye (Abbé Julio) of the Gallican Church

Jules-Ernest Houssaye (1844-1912) was known as the Abbé Julio and was a French Gallican bishop known for his writings on esoteric matters. He was admitted a member of the Order of the Crown of Thorns by Prince-Abbot Joseph III in … Continue reading

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Members of the San Luigi Orders: Bishop Louis-Marie-François Giraud of the Gallican Church

Bishop Louis-Marie-François Giraud (1876-1951) was Primate of the Eglise Catholique Gallicane (the Gallican Church) in succession to Bishop Jules-Ernest Houssaye. He was a Prelate-Commander of the Order of the Crown of Thorns. Giraud became a choir-brother at the Cistercian monastery … Continue reading

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Members of the San Luigi Orders: Bishop-Count Victor de Kubinyi (Mar Paul) of the Apostolic Episcopal Church

Bishop-Count Victor de Kubinyi (1873-1966) was, as Mar Paul, a bishop of the Apostolic Episcopal Church from 1932 onwards, having served in other churches previously with a special ministry to Hungarian immigrants to the United States. He was a member … Continue reading

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Members of the San Luigi Orders: Patriarch Daniel Alexander of the African Orthodox Church of South Africa

Archbishop Daniel William Alexander (1882-1970) was Archbishop and Primate of the African Province of the African Orthodox Church, one of the churches founded by Prince-Abbot Joseph III, and later the first Patriarch of the African Orthodox Church of South Africa … Continue reading

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