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The Archbishop of Armagh extends congratulations to TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their first child

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Added on 23/07/2013

From The Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland:

‘I wish to join my sincere good wishes to those of many in the Church of Ireland and beyond to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the news of the birth of their first child. The safe delivery of any new baby is a time for rejoicing and thankfulness for the parents and family and, indeed, for a wider community. I take this opportunity to wish the Duke and Duchess well as they assume the enormous privilege and responsibility of parenthood, and I pray that they will be blessed by God in cherishing their son and encouraging him in faith, and in the ways of truth and of love. We pray also for all other children born at this time, and that their parents too may know the joys of parenthood in the months and years ahead.

‘I extend good wishes to the other members of the Royal Family and the Middleton family as they now give thanks for this new child, and as they look forward to enjoying the great pleasure of watching him grow and develop in the months and years ahead.’

+Richard Armagh


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