Daily uk news Smiling Queen, 96, stands without a walking stick as she is handed Jubilee honour by Justin Welby after he was forced to miss thanksgiving service because he had Covid  PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Her Majesty, who has recently faced mobility issues at the age of 96, needed no help as she welcomed the Archbishop of Canterbury in a special meeting at Windsor Castle earlier today.

Daily uk news Smiling Queen, 96, stands without a walking stick as she is handed Jubilee honour by Justin Welby after he was forced to miss thanksgiving service because he had Covid  PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Her Majesty, who has recently faced mobility issues at the age of 96, needed no help as she welcomed the Archbishop of Canterbury in a special meeting at Windsor Castle earlier today.

Daily uk news  Smiling Queen, 96, stands without a walking stick as she is handed Jubilee honour by Justin Welby after he was forced to miss thanksgiving service because he had Covid  PremierLeague-News.Com
21 June 2022 - 17:00

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The Queen was pictured smiling and standing without her walking stick today as she was awarded a special 'Canterbury Cross' by Justin Welby after he was forced to miss her thanksgiving service due to Covid. The Archbishop of Canterbury had been due to take the Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral as part of the Platinum Jubilee weekend, but had to pull out when he was struck down with the disease.Today he finally got the chance to congratulate Her Majesty face-to-face, as part of a meeting with Her Majesty at Windsor Castle, in which he praised her 'unstinting' service to the Church of England. Her Majesty, who has recently faced mobility issues at the age of 96, was pictured smiling at he gave her a special citation to mark her Platinum Jubilee.In the audience the Most Rev Welby gave the Queen the small silver cross, inspired by a 9th century Saxon brooch and incorporating a triquetra pattern, as a 'heartfelt symbol' of the church's 'love, loyalty and affection'.The Queen, wearing her glasses and dressed in a cream dress decorated with a pattern of large pink flowers, was photographed standing as she was shown the cross.  The Queen was gifted a special 'Canterbury Cross' by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, at Windsor Castle earlier today The monarch shook hands with the archbishop, who wore purple clerical robes, as he entered the Oak Room sitting room in the Berkshire castle  The Queen, who has recently dealt with mobility issues, was pictured standing without her walking stick during the meeting at Windsor Castle today The Canterbury Cross was specially crafted for its royal recipient with platinum inserts in recognition of her milestone 70 years on the throne Her Majesty was also given a citation by the Archbishop of Canterbury in which he praised her 'unstinting service' to the Church of EnglandThe monarch shook hands with the archbishop, who wore purple clerical robes, as he entered the Oak Room sitting room in the Berkshire castle. Presented in a vivid red box and attached to a blue ribbon, the cross was specially crafted for its royal recipient with platinum inserts in recognition of her milestone 70 years on the throne. The Queen, who has a deep Christian faith, is Supreme Governor of the Church of England and Defender of the Faith. In the citation for the cross, which was also given to the Queen as a framed piece of calligraphy, the archbishop praised the monarch and hailed 'her care for the unity of her people and the welfare of the least fortunate' as a 'constant inspiration to the whole church'. The Queen's life was 'an example of a Christian life well led,' he said.  RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Prince William will 'hold joint 40th birthday party with... Glum-looking Prince Andrew is pictured horse riding after..

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. Prince Charles fears Rwanda row will drown out his... Share this article Share The citation read: 'Throughout her reign, Her Majesty has duly upheld both the Christian religion and the Church of England in her roles as Defender of the Faith and Supreme Governor of the Church of England. 'Whether in the formality of opening sessions of General Synod or the more intimate context of her personal addresses to the nation and Commonwealth at Christmas, Her Majesty has made manifest her own deep faith and its relevance to all that she undertakes.'Her subtle understanding of the changing position of the Established Church in England has sustained and encouraged laity and clergy alike. 'Her care for the unity of her people and the welfare of the least fortunate have been a constant inspiration to the whole Church. Hers is an example of the Christian life well led. 'This presentation of the Canterbury Cross is a heartfelt symbol of the love, loyalty and affection in which the Church of England holds Her Majesty and it represents the recognition and gratitude of her whole Church for her seventy years of unstinting service. God Save The Queen!'  The Queen, who has recently dealt with mobility issues, was pictured standing without her walking stick during the meeting at Windsor Castle today Archbishop Welby presented Her Majesty with the 'Canterbury Cross' to commemorate her Platinum Jubilee and 70 years of service to the church The Canterbury Cross is presented each year as part of the annual Lambeth Awards to a small number of recipients who have shown outstanding service to the church. The cross's design is inspired by a Saxon brooch which was found in Canterbury in 1867 and dates from around 850AD. It incorporates the motif of a triquetra pattern: a three-cornered knot, symbolising the Christian Trinity, on each of its four curved arms. The tips of the arms suggest arcs of a single circle, giving the overall effect of a round wheel. The calligraphic citation was produced by Margot Riordan-Eva, Lambeth Palace's calligrapher, who was taught calligraphy by Benedictine nuns at school. The Queen had a busy start to June as the nation celebrated her jubilee during a four-day weekend of festivities. 

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