Posts Tagged ‘Fr George Spencer’

Prince William’s ancestor on path to Catholic sainthood

Thursday, February 25th, 2021
Prince William ancestor

A 19th century English Catholic priest who was an ancestor of Britain’s Prince William, and Prince Harry is on the path to sainthood. On Saturday, the Vatican said Pope Francis had approved a decree recognising the “heroic virtues” of George Spencer. Fr. Spencer was a priest of the Passionist religious order who lived from 1799 Read more

Prince William goes to Mass in Malta visit

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Prince William, the second in line to the British throne, has attended his first public Catholic Mass in an official capacity, during a visit to Malta. The Duke of Cambridge was in the Mediterranean nation representing Queen Elizabeth II at the 50th anniversary of Malta’s independence. He went to a Thanksgiving Mass at St John’s Read more