Faithful and humble

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 10/02/2022

Someone made this interesting observation: You feed a dog, and you become the dog’s master; you feed a cat, and the cat thinks he/she is your master. * * * In today’s Gospel (Lk. 17, 5-10), Jesus…

Buckingham Palace issues photo of Queen Elizabeth’s final resting place

Reuters 09/25/2022

LONDON  – Buckingham Palace published a photograph on Saturday from Queen Elizabeth’s final resting place at the royal chapel in Windsor, featuring a ledger stone bearing her name and those of her parents, and husband Prince Philip.…

Leaders and monarchs gather for final farewell to Queen Elizabeth

Reuters 09/19/2022

LONDON — Leaders and monarchs from across the globe gathered in London on Monday to bid farewell to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth at a state funeral of inimitable pageantry, marking the passing of a beloved figure who unified the nation…

Mourners brave 24-hour wait in chilly London to see Queen Elizabeth’s coffin

Reuters 09/17/2022

LONDON — The entry to an already miles-long queue to see Queen Elizabeth lying in state in London resumed after a pause on Friday, with the government saying the current wait-time is over 24 hours, in temperatures…

End of an era: UK, world mourn Elizabeth II

Agence France Presse 09/10/2022

LONDON — Tearful crowds outside Buckingham Palace sang a forlorn “God Save the Queen” as news broke of Queen Elizabeth II’s death on Thursday evening. Hundreds braved torrential rain to stand at the palace gates after it…

Prince Harry and Meghan tread delicate path after queen’s death

Reuters 09/10/2022

ABERDEEN, Scotland — Just before boarding a flight at Aberdeen on Friday, the morning after the death of his grandmother Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry put his arm around the shoulder of an airport worker who had expressed…

Elizabeth, the queen who moved with a changing world

Reuters 09/09/2022

LONDON – The crowning achievement of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, who died on Thursday after 70 years on the throne, was to maintain the popularity of the monarchy across decades of seismic political, social and cultural change that…

Charles, Britain’s conflicted new monarch

Reuters 09/09/2022

LONDON  – With the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth on Thursday, Prince Charles has finally become king of the United Kingdom and 14 other realms, ending a wait of more than 70 years – the longest by an heir in…

Death of Queen Elizabeth marked around world with tributes and flowers

Reuters 09/09/2022

LONDON  – As world leaders paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth on her death aged 96 on Thursday, ordinary people in Britain and around the globe paid their own respects to a woman who had been the face of…

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

Reuters 09/09/2022

BALMORAL, Scotland — Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, the nation’s figurehead and a towering presence on the world stage for seven decades, died peacefully at her home in Scotland on Thursday aged 96. “The death of my beloved…

Tearful crowds sing ‘God Save the Queen’ at Buckingham Palace

Reuters 09/09/2022

LONDON — Thousands of people gathered outside Buckingham Palace in London, shedding tears and singing “God Save the Queen” in an impromptu show of emotion as news emerged that Queen Elizabeth had died. A double rainbow arched…

Liz Truss named as Britain’s next prime minister

Reuters 09/05/2022

LONDON — Liz Truss was named as Britain’s next prime minister on Monday, winning a leadership race for the governing Conservative party at a time when the country faces a cost of living crisis, industrial unrest and…

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