COMMENTARY: In the heat of a summer Sydney morning, a singular funeral marked the end of a singular life.
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‘A man does not recover from such a devotion of the heart to such a woman! He ought not; he does not.’ —Jane Austen, Persuasion
A Catholic Composer at the Court of Queen Elizabeth: ‘Who Shall Separate Us?’ Highlighted Romans 8 at Her Majesty’s Funeral
Sir James MacMillan reflects on his musical part in the solemn proceedings.
The Queen’s commitment to ecumenical goodwill was evident throughout her reign.
Reporting from on the ground at the ceremony, the Register’s Rome correspondent provides a compelling in-person account of today’s historic event, in words and pictures.
COMMENTARY: Incorporating noteworthy contributions from Catholics, the Church of England provided a model to all Christians for how funerals ought to be conducted.
The funeral service was held in Westminster Abbey, the church in which Queen Elizabeth was married to Prince Philip in 1947 and in which her coronation was held in 1953.
Millions across the United Kingdom and the whole world today witness the final farewell for Queen Elizabeth II. Prayers have been prayed for her eternal repose since her Sept. 8 death.
The queen’s funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey in London on Sept. 19.