The Order of Glory and Honor is the third oldest order of the Russian Orthodox Church .
|Order of Glory and Honor|
|Motto||Glory and honor to doing good|
|Type of||Order of the Russian Orthodox Church|
|Who is awarded by|
|Establishment Date||March 23, 2004|
|First award||2005 year|
|Senior award||Order of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Grand Duke Vladimir I degree|
|Junior reward||Order of St. Alexis, Metropolitan of Moscow I degree|
The Order was established on March 23, 2004 by the definition of Patriarch Alexy II and the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church .
The order is awarded to heads of state and government, heads of international and intergovernmental organizations, heads of churches and faiths, outstanding statesmen and public figures for their significant contribution to inter-church and inter-religious cooperation, and to the strengthening of peace and friendship between peoples.
Order has three degrees.
At the award, the badge of the order, star, ribbon and diploma are awarded. The star and the badge of the order are worn on the right side of the chest and in the presence of other orders of the Russian Orthodox Church. Following the Order of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Grand Duke Vladimir
Badge of the Order
A circle-shaped sign with a medallion made in the Rostov enamel technique in the center. The medallion depicts an olive branch against a blue sky, and around it there are 32 rhinestones with a diameter of 3 mm framed by two wide laurel branches covered with green enamel. In the upper part of the order sign, the ends of the branches intersect and frame a large rhinestone with a diameter of 5 mm.
The sign is made of silver with gilding.
An eight - pointed silver and gilded star, each ray of which consists of seven smooth dihedral rays. Only 56 rays. Between the rays there are 8 cubic zirconias with a diameter of 3 mm. In the center of the star is a round medallion depicting a dove in profile, turned heraldically to the right. In the beak of a dove is an olive branch. The medallion is made in the technique of "Rostov enamel". On the circumference of the medallion on a green enamel field with gilded edging in relief, gilded letters, the motto of the order is written - the words of St. Paul the Apostle “Glory and honor to the good man” (Rom. 2.10). Around the inscription there are 32 cubic zirconia stones with a diameter of 2 mm. On the reverse side there is a round medallion with the date of establishment of the order.
The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, at a meeting held on December 25, 2009 , decided to establish the II and III degrees of the order, as well as the Medal of Glory and Honor of two degrees. In this regard, changes were approved in the statute of the Order of Glory and Honor and the provision on the medal of Glory and Honor and their descriptions. These changes to the “Regulation on the Awards of the Russian Orthodox Church” were proposed for approval by the next Bishops' Council  .
- Alexy II - Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (2005) - in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the First Hierarchial writings for the benefit of the Church and the Fatherland 
- Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin - President of the Russian Federation (2007) - for his invaluable contribution to the strengthening of Russian statehood and the spiritual and moral revival of Russian society 
- Fidel Castro - Chairman of the State Council of Cuba (October 19, 2008, Cuba ) - for his contribution to strengthening inter-religious cooperation and in connection with the consecration of the Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God in the city of Havana 
- Allahshukur Pashazade - Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Office (2009, Azerbaijan ) - in consideration of the contribution to interreligious cooperation, to the strengthening of peace and friendship between peoples and in connection with the 60th birthday 
- Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev - President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (January 18, 2010, Kazakhstan ) - for his great contribution to interreligious cooperation, to the strengthening of peace and friendship between peoples 
- Tuleev, Aman Gumirovich - ex-governor of Kuzbass . Rector of the Kuzbass Regional Institute for the Development of Vocational Education - in connection with the 75th birthday 
- Awards of the Russian Orthodox Church
- Order of Glory and Honor
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- Regulations on the awards of the Russian Orthodox Church. // patriarchia.ru