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Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Tap Bishop For Wedding Speech
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says the head of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, will speak at the wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle. Curry will give the address — a sermon — at the May 19 event in Windsor. He will join the dean of Windsor, the Rt. Rev. David Conner, and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who will officiate at the service. Welby has baptized Markle ahead of her marriage to Harry, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, who is the supreme governor of the Church of England. Curry is the first African-American to have served as presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, an offshoot of the Church of England in the United States. It is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion. Born in Chicago, Curry was bishop of the North Carolina diocese before being installed as the church’s presiding bishop in 2015. PHOTO: Episcopal Church via AP READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: Taraji P. Henson Engaged To Boyfriend Kelvin HaydenUnited Airlines Kicks Nigerian Woman Off The Plane Over ‘Pungent Odor’Guy’s Gripe: People Who Re-Nig Are The Worst!! GET THE HOTTEST STORIES STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX: Close Thank you for subscribing! Please be sure to open and click your first newsletter so we can confirm your subscription. Email Submit Source: Black America Web - News