In his sermon at the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II today, the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, praised the Christian faith and example of the late monarch.
As millions across the United Kingdom and the whole world today witness the final farewell for Queen Elizabeth II, the Catholic bishops of England and Wales have released statements, made comments, and issued pastoral letters about the death of Her Majesty.
The Cardinal in South Africa has underlined the need for new King of the United Kingdom to follow in the footsteps of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, who passed on September 8.
The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja in Nigeria has hailed Queen Elizabeth II for her exemplary rootedness in faith, and called upon King Charles III, who acceded to the throne following the demise of the Queen on September 8, to uphold the spirit of the late Monarch and to promote religious diversity in all the Commonwealth countries.
Catholic officials from Commonwealth countries around the world have expressed their sorrow and offered their prayers in response to the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Pope Francis in a telegram late Thursday offered his condolences and prayers upon the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the head of the Church of England.