Posts Tagged ‘defender of the faith’

Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years as head of the Church of England

Thursday, June 9th, 2022

If you want to understand a nation, listen to its national anthem. “The Star-Spangled Banner” urges Americans to look out for the flag that waves over “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” “La Marseillaise,” the anthem of republican France, calls its citizens to arms. But the UK’s national anthem is Read more

Queen Elizabeth II thanked for defending the faith

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, who is the Archbishop of Westminster, has written to Queen Elizabeth II thanking her for her “steadfast insistence on the great importance of our Christian faith”. His letter was sent to celebrate the Queen becoming the longest reigning monarch in British history. Read more Related Posts:Mary Queen of Scots rosary beads stolenKing Read more

Prince Charles says silence on Christian persecution must end

Friday, November 7th, 2014

The Prince of Wales says Muslim leaders must warn their followers about the tragedy of the persecution of Christians in the Middle East and elsewhere. Prince Charles recorded a video message for the launch of a report by the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need. He said that faith leaders must ensure their Read more