AMERICAN DELEGATION OF SAVOY ORDERS
His Excellency Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York, received the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus on December 11, 2011, an international honor conferred by His Royal Highness Prince Victor Emmanuel of Savoy, son of the late King Umberto II of Italy and Head of the Royal House of Savoy. The honor was in recognition of the Archbishop’s exemplary leadership as head of his large Catholic archdiocesan flock and as an important church and religious leader in America. The representative of the Prince and the leadership of the American Delegation of Savoy Orders participated in the presentation ceremony.
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