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Convocation of the Institute of Arts and Letters, London

The annual Convocation of the Institute of Arts and Letters, London, took place on the afternoon of Saturday 2 June at St Jude’s Free Church of England by kind permission of the Rector. Fr. Sergius Scott of the Coptic Orthodox … Continue reading

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The Order of the Crown of Thorns and Abbey-Principality of San Luigi in the encyclopedia of Vincenzo Privitera

For educational purposes, we reproduce below the article on the Order of the Crown of Thorns and the Abbey-Principality of San Luigi that was published in the encyclopedia “Ordini Cavallereschi: Storia e Decorazioni” (Chivalric Orders: History and Insignia) by Vincenzo … Continue reading

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Convocation of the Institute of Arts and Letters, London

Convocation of the Institute of Arts and Letters, London, took place on 30 April at St Jude’s Free Church of England, London SW12, by kind permission of the Rector, who is a Fellow of the Institute. Mr John Balsdon was … Continue reading

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Prince-Abbot receives honours

The Prince-Abbot has received the honour of Honorary Datuship from the Sultan of Baloi, Mindanao, Philippines, HRH Tuanku Dr Datu Camad M. Ali (pictured below). The website of the Royal House of Baloi is at http://www.royalhouseofbaloi.com.

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Mar Julius I Alvares is declared a saint

Mar Julius I Alvares and his brother priest Fr. R.Z. Noronha have been declared saints by the Catholicos of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, His Beatitude Baselios Marthoma Paulose II during a mass at the SMS Auditorium at Brahmavar in … Continue reading

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Death of Bishop Philip James Thompson, OA

The death has been announced of Bishop Philip James Thompson, OCR, OA, BTh, who passed away unexpectedly yesterday. The cause of death has been reported as cardiac arrest. Bishop James served as suffragan bishop for the African Orthodox Church, Diocese of … Continue reading

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Annual Dinner of the Institute of Arts and Letters, London

The Prince-Abbot, President of the Institute of Arts and Letters, London, presided at the Institute’s Annual Dinner at the National Liberal Club on October 23, at which several Fellows and invited guests were present. The assembled company, attired in evening … Continue reading

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Feast of Mar Julius I Alvares in Goa

With thanks to our friend Sujith Varghese George, we have news of the Feast of Mar Julius I Alvares in Goa. His Holiness Baselious Marthoman Poulose II, Catholicos of the East and Head of the Indian Orthodox Church presided in … Continue reading

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