Posts Tagged ‘funeral’

Queen Elizabeth Returns To Work Following Prince Philip’s Funeral

Queen Elizabeth is back to business.  The queen returned to work on Tuesday, 10 days after the funeral of her late husband of over 70 years, Prince Philip. The royal, who is still residing at Windsor Castle, met two incoming ambassadors over video chat: Ivita Burmistre, an ambassador from Latvia, and Sara Affoue Amani of […]

Prince Philip’s Funeral Had ‘Eerie’ Moments, Royal Family Member Says

Mike Tindall opened up about the “eerie” parts of Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday on the latest episode of his podcast, called “The Good, The Bad & The Rugby.” Tindall, a former professional rugby player, married Zara Phillips, Princess Anne’s only daughter, in 2011. “I look back on the day I think as eerie as […]

At his wish, Philip’s German relatives attend funeral despite family’s Nazi past

Three of Prince Philip’s German relatives were among the small UK crowd of people who attended his funeral on Saturday, their presence due to his specific request for that side of his family to be represented. Two great-nephews and a cousin’s grandson were at the burial procession, held at Windsor Castle, that included just 30 […]

Queen and royal family at funeral of Prince Philip

As military bands played and a procession of royals escorted his coffin to the church, Prince Philip was laid to rest in a funeral ceremony that honored his lifetime of service to the UK, the crown and his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II. The widowed British monarch, setting an example amid the coronavirus […]

Prince Philip’s Funeral, In Photos

The royal family said their last goodbyes on Saturday to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and beloved husband of Queen Elizabeth for over 70 years.   Philip’s funeral was held at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, with only 30 members in attendance. The duke himself was intimately involved in planning the funeral during his […]

Queen Elizabeth Sits Alone At Prince Philip’s Funeral In Heartbreaking Image

Queen Elizabeth said her final goodbyes to her beloved husband of over 70 years, Prince Philip, at a funeral service at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday. She arrived at the chapel in a state Bentley alongside her lady in waiting, Lady Susan Hussey, before taking her seat. An image of the grieving queen, […]

Prince Philip’s Funeral: Queen Elizabeth And Royal Family Mourn

The royal family said their final goodbyes to Prince Philip on Saturday at an intimate funeral service attended by only 30 people at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Philip died on April 9 at age 99. The slimmed-down royal funeral, which was not a state funeral per the prince’s wishes, started with a unique, […]

Prince Philip To Be Remembered As Man Of ‘Courage, Fortitude And Faith’ At Funeral

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Prince Philip will be remembered as a man of “courage, fortitude and faith” on Saturday, at a funeral that salutes both his service in the Royal Navy and his support for Queen Elizabeth II over three-quarters of a century. Philip, who died April 9 at the age of 99 after 73 […]

Hundreds Pay Respects at Funeral of Slain US Capitol Officer

ADAMS, Mass.—The flag-draped casket of U.S. Capitol Police Officer William Evans was carried into a Massachusetts church on Thursday by his fellow Capitol officers as dozens of state police troopers stood in the street in a steady downpour and saluted. Evans was killed this month when a driver struck him and another officer at a […]

Prince Harry arrives back in the UK for Prince Philip funeral

Prince Harry, whose explosive interview alongside his wife Meghan plunged the royal family into its biggest crisis in decades, has arrived back in Britain for Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday. Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth who had been at her side throughout her 69-year reign, died at Windsor Castle on Friday. Harry, Philip’s […]

Prince Philip’s funeral to be held on April 17, Harry to attend but not Meghan

The funeral service for Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, will be held on April 17, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday, adding that their grandson Prince Harry would attend. Long-established plans for his funeral have had to be redrawn and scaled down because of COVID-19 restrictions, but Buckingham Palace said they remained very […]

Buckingham Palace Announces Prince Philip’s Funeral Arrangements

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip royal ceremonial funeral will take place April 17 at Windsor Castle — a slimmed-down service amid the COVID-19 pandemic that will be entirely closed to the public. Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, took part in planning his funeral and its focus on family was in accordance with his […]

Prince Harry Will Attend Prince Philip’s Funeral; Pregnant Meghan Markle To Stay Home

Prince Harry will be able to make his grandfather Prince Philip’s funeral, a spokesperson confirmed to HuffPost on Saturday. Meghan Markle, who is pregnant with the couple’s second child, did not get medical clearance from her physician to attend the funeral, despite her best efforts to travel with Harry, the spokesperson added. Though it was […]

Prince Philip Funeral Plans: How COVID-19 Impacts The Arrangements

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip will be laid to rest with all the honors due a prince of the United Kingdom and a consort to Queen Elizabeth II. But the coronavirus pandemic means it will be a more low-key farewell than has marked many royal deaths. The pandemic has required changes to the well-prepared plans […]

Prince Philip’s funeral arrangements complicated by pandemic

Details of Prince Philip’s funeral are to be confirmed “in due course”, Buckingham Palace has said, following the death of the Queen’s consort at the age of 99. But while he will be laid to rest with all the honours due to a prince of the United Kingdom, the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated well-prepared arrangements […]

Roman Funeral Pyre in France Contained Rare Metal Curule Chair

Recently, two amazing discoveries were made in the commune of Epagny Metz-Tessy, in the Haute-Savoie department in southeastern France, near Annecy. After an SNC group carried out routine inspections and excavations prior to giving the all-clear on new housing construction on the site, they stumbled upon two Roman funeral pyres from the 1 st century […]

Report: Rivlin attended funeral that violated coronavirus restrictions

President Reuven Rivlin attended a funeral that violated Health Ministry orders limiting the size of public gatherings due to the coronavirus outbreak, Army Radio reported Wednesday. The funeral, for one of Rivlin’s brothers-in-law, was held several weeks ago, before the start of an ongoing virus lockdown. However, sources told the station that over 100 people […]

Large haredi funeral processions in Jerusalem hit raw nerve after recent violent clashes

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Large haredi funeral processions in Jerusalem hit raw nerve after recent violent clashes February 2, 2021 by   Read on for article Thousands of people packed the streets Sunday in Jerusalem to participate in the funeral processions of two prominent haredi rabbis, both of whom passed away due […]

Thousands Attend Funeral Of Rabbi, Flouting Lockdown Rules

Thousands of people on Sunday night joined the funeral procession of a prominent ultra-Orthodox rabbi in Jerusalem who died of the coronavirus, in defiance of the lockdown rules, hours after another burial in the capital drew a massive crowd. Though officials said earlier that fewer people were expected to attend Rabbi Yitzhok Scheiner’s funeral than […]

Thousands attend rabbi’s mass funeral in Jerusalem amid COVID lockdown

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Thousands attend funeral for ultra-Orthodox rabbi killed by virus

In violation of the national lockdown regulations aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, thousands of people were attending a funeral procession Sunday for a prominent ultra-Orthodox rabbi who died overnight after battling COVID-19 for several months. Rabbi Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik, the head of the Brisk Yeshiva in Jerusalem and scion of the Soloveitchik […]

Mock funeral procession held in Baghdad to mark anniversary of Soleimani killing

BAGHDAD (AP) — A mock funeral procession marked the anniversary of the killing of Iran’s top general and a senior Iraqi militia leader in a US drone strike that heightened fears of a military escalation in the region. Thousands of mourners joined the march on the highway leading to the Baghdad airport Saturday evening where […]

Large crowds gather for Hasidic rabbi’s funeral in Brooklyn

Large crowds gathered Monday afternoon for the funeral of a beloved Hasidic rabbi in Williamsburg, home to the Satmar Hasidic community in Brooklyn. Thousands gathered at the funeral, according to the New York Post, and most did not wear masks. The funeral took place at the same synagogue where a massive wedding expected to draw […]

Christian Funeral Home That Fired Man Who Wanted to Dress Like Woman to Pay $130K to His Estate

DETROIT — A Christian funeral home that fired a man who wanted to dress like a woman at work will now pay $130K to the man’s estate under a settlement now reached in light of June’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that federal nondiscrimination law on the basis of “sex” includes “transgenders.” The Detroit News reports […]

Assassinated Iranian nuclear scientist’s funeral held amid vows of retaliation

Browse > Home / News / Assassinated Iranian nuclear scientist’s funeral held amid vows of retaliation December 1, 2020 by JNS Read on for article The funeral for assassinated nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh began on Monday in northern Tehran, as the country’s defence minister vowed retaliation, Reuters reported. The funeral procession of assassinated Iranian nuclear […]

Iran Holds Funeral For Slain Military Nuclear Scientist

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran held a funeral service Monday for the slain scientist who founded its military nuclear program two decades ago, with the Islamic Republic’s defense minister vowing to continue the man’s work “with more speed and more power.” An honor guard carried the casket containing the body of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who reportedly […]

Iran holds funeral for Fakhrizadeh; state TV says assassination weapons made in Israel

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French traders hold funeral march in Lyon to highlight lockdown impact

“Let us work.” That was the simple demand of around 200 traders in the French city of Lyon on Monday during a protest over the latest lockdown. Dressed in black robes and carrying a coffin – to symbolise the death of their businesses – they represented a wide range of trades, from shopkeepers to restaurateurs […]

N.Y.C. Mayor Bill de Blasio: I regret how I handled that Orthodox funeral in April

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Lao Christians Detained in Jail for Planning Christian Funeral

Laos (International Christian Concern) – For over three months, four Lao Christians have been jailed in the country’s Khammouane province for planning a Christian funeral that is contrary to the local customs. According to Radio Free Asia (RFA), on July 3, the four Christians travelled to Khammouane’s Phousath village to attend a funeral that was […]

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