July 2014

Friday 25 July 2014

Past Sovereign Grand Commander of Italy awarded by Italy's President Giorgio Napolitano with the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

According to an internal communication of the Secretary-General of the Masonic Press Agency citing the Grand Orient of Italy and the Chancellery of Italy's President Giorgio Napolitano, Corrado Balacco Gabrieli, Italy's Past Sovereign Grand Commander, received the title of Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

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Born in 1938, Balacco Gabrieli was leader of the Scottish Rite from 2001 to 2009 and he directed for over twenty years the Department of ophthalmology of the University La Sapienza, second largest in Europe after that of London. He is the author of over 800 scientific papers published in national and international journals, and in collaboration with other scientists he published 3 scientific volumes.

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