Posts Tagged ‘Prince William’

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 to visit ancestor’s tomb in Jerusalem

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Prince William’s tour of the Middle East will include a visit to Jerusalem. Besides his state duties, William will visit the tomb of his great-grandmother Princess Alice of Battenberg and Greece. His great-grandmother has been recognised as a Righteous Among the Nations, the highest honor Israel grants to non-Jews who risked their lives to save 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

George Alexander Louis’ semi-charmed life

Friday, July 26th, 2013

If there’s one thing that will remind a woman she is, at her core, no different from the rest of humanity, it is childbirth. From the second that first ‘is-it-real-or-is-it-a-phantom?’ contraction set in until the exhilarating moment when her son was urged and cajoled and squeezed from her weary body, Kate Middleton would have understood Read more

William and Kate’s royal baby could marry a Catholic

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Future kings and queens of Britain will be able to marry Catholics — a legislative change that could affect the royal baby that Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting next year. The new legislation will also remove the centuries-old gender discrimination rule that favours first-born sons over older daughters in the Read more

Royal Address: Spiritual life grows as love centres beyond ourselves

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Dr Richard Chartres KCVO, Bishop of London delivered the Address at the wedding of the Prince William and Catherine Middleton. His address focussed on the spiritual growth of a married couple, saying that the spiritual life grows as love centres beyond ourselves. “The more we give of self, the Read more

Beauty and the Beatification

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Momentum is building in Rome for the beatification of John Paul II, however the wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton is gaining the attention of the world’s media. John Paul II is considered a modern Catholic hero, and the Vatican is working overtime to make the beatification go viral and embarking on a social Read more