When King Charles III and his wife Camilla were formally crowned May 6, observers and royal pundits alike took special note of the religious dimension of the ceremony, which featured members of Christian denominations beyond the Church of England as well as followers of non-Christian faiths.
When King Charles III and his wife, Queen Consort Camila, were crowned on Saturday, the event marked a historic juncture in Catholic-Anglican relations, as it was the first time a Catholic bishop participated in the ceremony in four centuries.
When King Charles III is crowned May 6 in the gothic splendor of London’s ancient Westminster Abbey, it will be one of the year’s most watched events.
As Britain’s King Charles III walks into Westminster Abbey for his coronation, he will walk behind a processional cross containing a relic of Christ’s cross given to the king by Pope Francis.
An English cardinal took part in the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in an indication of openness of the British Royal family to ecumenical and interfaith dialogue.