Grand Priory Generals opening remarks
Knights Templar is today an international spiritual, Christian, and military Order of Chivalry that is open, independent and apolitical. Knights Templar counts originated from the Knights Templar which was established in Jerusalem in 1118 and which for two centuries served as protection for the Christian pilgrims who wished to visit the Holy Land. The Knights would be an example through his actions, words and deeds. The Knights were through their vows, stand for high morals that would permeate the business.
The modern Knights Templar want to take advantage of the virtues that the Templars during the Crusades sat high and put them into words, and actions in today's society. Order's Grand Master Count Fernando Pinto de Sousa Fontes based in Portugal.
The Scandinavian Grand Priory of Knights Templar is an autonomous storpriorat and has been in Scandinavia in its present form for over 25 years. Today is National priory in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Our weapons todays example and good deeds. Knights Templar caters primarily to men and women who are operating within or adjacent to our countries militaries. The words are many professions such as professional officers, reserve officers, priests, lawyers, teachers and business leaders.
With the development of the armed forces in the Nordic countries experience more and more officers and vederlikar to work and serve in areas of conflict far from home countries. Very often they are faced with strange circumstances and situations that require quick and immediate action. It may be the case of situations where one's morals and ethics put to the test. Then they own the promises given before the Knights Templar help and support.
Humanitarian activities pursued by the Knights of the Order Humanitarian Fund. Funds raised go entirely to remediation in our geographical neighborhood. Over the years the Knights Templar including supported an orphanage in Tallinn and a child sanatorium in Kaunas with concrete measures to improve conditions for the children. All administrative costs associated with the relief effort funded by the Order's membership fees.
Christer Blomberg, Grand Cross
Grand Prior General