الموضوع الذي نشره موقع كلنا شركاء عن بشار الأسد وفرسان مالطا، وحذف الخبر والصور من الإعلام السوري الرسمي، أثار فضولي ودفعني للبحث والتنقيب ما أوصلني إلى رابط موقع الفرسان على الانترنت حيث وجدت التالي:
President of Syria receives the Constantinian Order delegation. Damascus – March 2004.
A 20-minute private discussion took place in the President’s private apartment attended by TRH The Duke and Duchess of Calabria and Mr Anthony Bailey. During this meeting, the President expressed his delight to receive the delegation of the Order and expressed his desire to engage with the Order in furthering the important work of Inter-religious dialogue between Syria and Europe.
The Duke of Calabria delivered a personal letter from His Eminence Cardinal Mario Francesco Pompedda, the Order’s Grand Prior and Ecclesiastical Counsellor of Pope John Paul II to the Constantinian Order to President Bashar al-Assad.
President Bashar al-Assad of Syria becomes first Muslim Head of State to be invested into the Order of Francesco I. Duke of Calabria receives highest Syrian decoration on behalf of the Constantinian Order. Damascus – March 2004.
In a ceremony at the presidential palace His Excellency President Bashar al-Assad received the Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Order of Francesco I and the Benemerenti Medal of the Constantinian Order in recognition of Syria’s historic and contemporary contribution to Muslim-Christian dialogue. President Bashar al-Assad became the first Muslim Head of State to receive this high award.
His Royal Highness The Duke of Calabria received the Syrian Order of Outstanding Merit (First Class) in recognition of the Order’s contribution to interfaith dialogue and understanding. Mr Anthony Bailey received the same award specifically for his contribution to furthering British-Syrian inter-religious relations.
This high level award to the President of the Republic was widely broadcasted on national television and positively reported in the Syrian print media. The ceremony was attended by all principal Christian and Muslim religious leaders who firmly endorsed the award of the President and people of Syria. Among those attending the event, were the Syrian Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Religious Endowments, Tourism, and Presidential Affairs and the Ambassadors of the European Union and Oman (Dean of the Diplomatic Corps).
Among the many religious leaders present were His Eminence Sheikh Ahmad Kuftaro, Grand Mufti of Syria, Sheikh Basheer Al Baree, Mufti of Damascus, His Eminence Sheikh Ahmed Hassoun, Mufti of Aleppo, His Holiness Patriarch Grégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, Melkite Patriarch of Antiochia, His Holiness Patriarch Mar Ignatius Zakka I Ewas of the Syrian Orthodox Church and His Holiness Patriarch Maximos Hakeem of the Greek Catholic Church.
هذ الصور نشرت في وقتها في جميع الصحف الرسمية السورية. عنوان الخبر الثاني (باللون الأحمر) ترجمته: بشار الأسد يصبح أول رئيس دولة مسلم يتم "استثماره في رتبة فرانشيسكو I".
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