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Can an American citizen use the title Sir if he was invested

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Can an American citizen use the title Sir if he was invested into the order of the holy sepuluar , a Papal Order of knighthood?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Judith Ludwic replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I am delighted to answer your questions today. I have 35 years experience as an immigration lawyer.

Are you asking if using your title would in any way affect your US citizenship? Or whether the Vatican would object because you are a US citizen?

In general, protocol outside the British honours system it is usually considered improper to address a knighted person as 'Sir' or 'Dam'.


Expert:  Judith Ludwic replied 1 year ago.

There is nothing to risk with regards ***** ***** US citizenship to adopt the title but under protocol it may be inappropriate.

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