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The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, gives a reading during the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on Sept.19, 2022, in London.

‘Service in life, hope in death’: archbishop of Canterbury preaches at queen’s funeral

Sep 19, 2022

By Charlotte Evans

In his sermon at the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II today, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby praised the Christian... Read more

King Charles III walks alongside the coffin carrying Queen Elizabeth II with the Imperial State Crown resting on top as it departs Westminster Abbey during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 19, 2022, in London. Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on Sept. 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.

Catholic prayers for Queen Elizabeth II — and the new king

Sep 19, 2022

By AC Wimmer

While millions bid final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II today, the Catholic bishops of England and Wales have commented on... Read more

Queen Elizabeth II re-opens Borders Railway, Sept. 9, 2015.

Bishops from across the Commonwealth of Nations pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Sep 9, 2022

By Charlotte Evans

Catholic officials from Commonwealth countries around the world have expressed their sorrow and offered their prayers in response to the... Read more

Queen Elizabeth II films her traditional Christmas broadcast to the Commonwealth from Buckingham Palace on Dec. 19, 2001 in London, England.

Catholic leaders remember Queen Elizabeth II’s Christian faith

Sep 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The pope and bishops around the world also praised the late queen’s steadfast devotion to her country throughout her 70-year... Read more

Queen Elizabeth greets Pope Francis at the Vatican in 2014.

Pope Francis praises Queen Elizabeth’s ‘steadfast witness of faith in Jesus Christ’

Sep 8, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Pope Francis in a telegram late Thursday offered his condolences and prayers upon the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s... Read more