Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth II’

Call for less Christian emphasis in UK coronation ceremony

Friday, December 11th, 2015

The coronation of the next monarch of the United Kingdom needs to reflect pluralist modern Britain, a new report states. The Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life has also called for the number of Church of England bishops in the House of Lords to be reduced. The report, titled “Living with Difference”, Read more

The Queen: 60 years of good behaviour

Friday, June 1st, 2012

For the most part, the Queen has been on her best behaviour for sixty years. Gillian Bouras writes of her memories of when Elizabeth II became queen, reflects on her reign, and says that “conscientiousness and devotion to duty now seem to be outmoded virtues. But many people my age, despite our political affiliations and Read more