Posts Tagged ‘Prince Charles’

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

Camilla sheds tears over Ukranian refugees’ trauma

Monday, March 7th, 2022

Moved to tears by Ukranian refugees’ harrowing stories,  the Duchess of Cornwall spent time in prayer at West London’s Ukrainian Catholic cathedral last Wednesday. Camilla and her husband Prince Charles heard how the Russian invasion had ripped apart the Ukranian refugees’ families and lives at home. A spokesman said yesterday: “No one could fail to Read more

Prince Charles praises religious communities

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Prince Charles has praised the “wonderful work” of religious communities during the coronavirus pandemic. The 71-year-old royal has been “so deeply struck” by the way people have demonstrated “fundamental human compassion and decency” and set differences aside to provide “vital” support to local communities. He said at a virtual multifaith conference hosted by the Commonwealth Read more

Prince Charles attending Cardinal Newman’s canonisation

Monday, September 16th, 2019

The Prince of Wales will travel to Rome to attend Cardinal John Henry Newman’s canonisation at the Vatican next month. “As one who has been a lifelong champion of the spiritual in everyday life, to promote understanding between faiths, and who has sought to alleviate poverty and disadvantage through his charitable work, the Prince of Read more

Prince Harry targets global conservation

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Prince Harry is championing global conservation with environmental projects aiming to create a more sustainable future. His upcoming environmental project is a community-based initiative which will be launched alongside a new Sussex Royal charity in September. Harry, the Duke of Sussex, says his first target will be eliminating single-use plastics. He joined young leaders from Read more

Prince Charles praises persecuted Christians’ inspiring faith

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Prince Charles says Christians from the Middle East have shown “inspiring faith and courage” in the face of oppression and persecution. Making a plea for peace and saying “extremism and division” are not inevitable, Charles said he had been privileged to have met many people “with such inspiring faith and courage” who were battling oppression Read more

Prince Charles supports persecuted Christians

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Prince Charles spoke of persecuted Christians in his Easter message, offering support and telling them “they are not forgotten.” “I admire and greatly respect all those of you who find it in your hearts to pray for those who persecute you and, following the example of Christ, seek forgiveness for your enemies,” he said. The Read more

Prince Charles and Camilla to meet Pope Francis

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Prince Charles and Camilla will meet Pope Francis in a private audience when they visit the Holy See at about the end of March. It will be their first meeting with Francis. The Royals will be touring Romania, Italy, the Vatican and Austria during the end of March and beginning of April. 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

Prince Charles aims to read the Qur’an in Arabic

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

News that Prince Charles is learning Arabic so he can read the Qur’an in its original language has prompted speculation about the heir to the throne’s fascination with Islam. The Prince is on record as saying that “Islam can teach us today a way of understanding and living in the world which Christianity itself is Read more