LONDON — The United Kingdom’s Catholic bishops voiced grief and prayed for the soul of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who died on Monday, following a stroke.
“It was with sadness that we heard the news of the death of Baroness Thatcher, who served this country for many years both as a member of Parliament and as prime minister,” said Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster on behalf of the local bishops’ conference.
“We pray for the repose of her soul and for the intentions of her family and all those who now mourn for her.”
Thatcher died the morning of April 8 at the age of 87. She was the first female prime minister of the U.K. and the longest-serving one in the 20th...READ MORE