Rome, 27 September 2023.
HRH Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Piedmont and Venice met H.M.E.H. Frà John Dunlap, Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.
Their Highnesses had a cordial conversation and discussed the hospitaller and charitable works of the two Orders. Prince Emanuele Filiberto, by mandate of Prince Vittorio Emanuele, performed the imposition of the insignia of the Supreme Order of the Most Holy Annunciation on His Most Eminent Highness Fra’ John T. Dunlap.
The solemn occasion was also marked by the concession of the Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta to Their Highnesses Emanuele Filiberto and Clotilde of Savoy and the concession of the Cross and Crown of the Order of Merit Melitense to Princess Victoria of Savoy.
During the event, His Royal Highness Prince Vittorio Emanuele of Savoy, through Prince Emanuele Filiberto, bestowed the Grand Cross of the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus on the Grand Commander of the Order of Malta, HE Fra’ Emmanuel Rousseau and HE Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo, Grand Chancellor of the Order of Malta.