OCP News Service – 11/7/2020
USA: His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion –the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia has appointed His Most Excellency Kostantine Pandolfi (né Ernest Christopher Konstantine Pandolfi) as the Grand Knight of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr.
The Grand Knight
His Most Excellency holds an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with a focus in diplomacy, international law and human rights.
About the Order
The Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr is an international, pan-Orthodox Order of Christian Chivalry established with the ecclesiastical blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. As an Orthodox Order of Knighthood, the Order is open to any Orthodox Christian (both male and female, cleric or lay) who is in good and moral standing with the Church. The Order was founded with the purpose of caring for Orthodox Christians who find themselves in need, want, or under persecution for their faith. Thus, the Order takes very seriously its desire to see full dignity, human rights. and freedom for all Orthodox Christians, regardless of where they live.
The goals and objectives of the Order are to organize, promote, aid and engage in charitable, humanitarian, educational, medical and chivalric activities, particularly by: (a) aiding the poor, the sick, the needy, the aged, the infirm, the maimed, the mentally ill, the imprisoned and the socially disadvantaged; (b) assisting in the maintenance of holy places including, but not limited to, buildings, monasteries, seminaries, shrines, churches and cathedrals of the Orthodox Faith; and (c) establishing and promoting the works of hospitals, medical centers, orphanages, schools and other bona fide Orthodox institutions and/or organizations.
For more information please visit the Order’s website:
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