Prof. Dr. Irfan Shahid, PhD (Princeton University) Professor Emeritus of Georgetown University
Book "Byzantium and the Arabs in the Sixth Century", pages 304-305
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library (Harvard University)
"This order will continue the tradition of chivalry in the modern world, with a paramount commitment to diminishing the suffering of all beings and to making the world a better place."
In Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council