Synod of the Byelorussian Patriarchate, December 2020

The Synod of the Byelorussian Patriarchate of St Andrew the First-Called Apostle took place between 18-20 December at the Cathedral of St George and St Sebastian of the Patriarchate in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The convenor of the Synod, representing H.S.H. the Prince of Miensk and Ecclesiast, was the Most Revd. Dom Nagui Zayat, Exarch of the Patriarchate. On the final day of the Synod, two new bishops were consecrated for the Patriarchate.

 

Recognition from the Royal Office of Orders, Honors and Awards Affairs of the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom

The Royal House has been pleased to receive recognition from the Royal Office of Orders, Honors and Awards Affairs (ROHA) of the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara. The Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara is one of the major historic kingdoms of Uganda. Today, it is recognized by the Ugandan Constitution. H.M. the Omukama (King) of Bunyoro-Kitara is the titular head of the regional government and assembly of Bunyoro-Kitara and opens, addresses and closes sessions of the assembly. Prince Edmond of Miensk is, in his capacity as Prince-Abbot of San Luigi, also holder of a historic title in Bunyoro-Kitara, that of Mukungu of the Chieftainship of the Ancient Abbey-Principality of San Luigi (Fizzan) (created 1885). The recognition extended means that the titles of nobility of Royal Belarus are now fully recognized by a reigning monarch.