Sternberg Interfaith Gold Medallion

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The Interfaith Gold Medallion is a prestigious award founded in 1986 and granted by the Sir Sigmund Sternberg Charitable Foundation

Purpose of the Award[edit]

The purpose of the award is to recognize those who have 'endeavored to make an exceptional contribution to the improvement of understanding between the faiths in the United Kingdom, and across the world'. The Medallion is awarded to outstanding individuals who have helped promote peace and tolerance between people of different faiths. This has included Heads of State and Government, Royalty, and religious, civic, business, and philanthropic leaders.

The Chairman of the award is Michael Sternberg QC KCFO

Previous winners[edit]



The Sternberg Charitable Foundation applies its funds for general charitable purposes by the making of grants in particular to charitable institutions. It has a special interest in the furtherance of interfaith activities and the promotion and support of education in the fields of racial and religious harmony.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [http://www.threefaithsforum.org.uk/PDF/TFF_0607.pdf TFF_Newsletter_Spring 07 l Three Faith Forum]
  2. ^ l Totally Jewish News
  3. ^ http://archive.catholicherald.co.uk/article/18th-march-2005/6/interfaith-honour-for-the-pope | the Catholic Herald
  4. ^ l Independent Catholic News
  5. ^ "Glatz Ferenc kitüntetése". Magyar Nemzet. 61 (250): 5. 1998-10-26.