Prince Charles Visits Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in the U.K. Even Though “It May Be Inadequate”
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall further expressed their solidarity with the people of Ukraine when they paid a visit to a Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral located in London. Upon their arrival, the royal couple were given bread and salt, a traditional greeting for dignitaries.
Prince Charles Acknowledges He Prays for the People of Ukraine after He Blasted Russia’s “Unconscionable” Attack
Prince Charles and Camilla have strongly made it clear that their hearts and thoughts are with the people of Ukraine in these hard times when their country’s future is being challenged by the Russian war.
The pair were emotional during their entire visit, with Camilla occasionally crying as she met and talked with the Ukrainian people in London. The Duchess also comforted the ambassador’s wife and met with schoolchildren during the emotionally charged visit to the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in London on March 2.
There Charles made an impromptu speech, further showing the side he’s on during this Ukraine-Russian war. He praised the attacked nation’s bravery in fighting for their rights and their country in the unscripted speech.
“I must say my wife and I have been deeply moved by everything we’ve heard today during our visit. Above all, by the extraordinary bravery, generosity and fortitude of the Ukrainian community in the face of such truly terrible aggression.
“Our thoughts and prayers, however inadequate they may be, are with all of you at this most difficult time.”
Breaking from royal protocol, Camilla, who was teary throughout the visit, hugged the emotional diplomat’s wife, Mrs. Prystaiko, telling her: “We are praying for you.”
School Child Hands Charles a Homemade Sign that Reads “Stop Putin”
During the royal engagement, the couple spoke to the school children who attended a British Ukrainian school.
After the Duchess sat down on stage to speak to the children, Prince Charles accepted cards made by the children, including one painted with Ukraine’s flag colors that reads “Stop Putin”.
Charles brought five charities of which he’s the patron in order to help the British Ukrainian community with their relief effort.
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