Westminster Abbey

After the memorial service, his voice was set to be beamed into space.
World-renowned physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking’s iconic computerized voice was projected into a black hole following a memorial service and interment at Westminster Abbey.
“It is a message of peace and hope, about unity and the need for us to live together in harmony on this planet.”
Have you ever been at a party when someone walks by, and suddenly the person you are speaking with leans into you and says
On Monday I met my dad at Westminster for an impromptu catch up. He is rarely in London and a few of my meetings were cancelled
Lo (and behold), I found myself in London last month, standing before The Great Door to St. James Palace at dusk, more or less expecting to be let in. Which I was! Straight off, I took a wrong turn, gravitating toward a bunch of bobbies and a man with a clipboard.
A couple of days ago I was in a deeply melancholic state because of various personal struggles, including health and financial issues and an ex-wife I still love, but it all is leavened with the sense that as one approaches the end of life, the world becomes a much more apocalyptical place.
In religious terms, one of the biggest moments in the new child's life will come within a few months, when he is christened
Queen Elizabeth served the Commonwealth. Sister Mary Owen served the common health. The Queen has served faithfully, consistently, responsibly, day after day, year after year, with modest warmth and wisdom. So did the Sister. And the world changed around them both.
There is no expectation that I will be involved in the baptism. I imagine the Archbishop of Canterbury will be the one to
Tuesday marks the royal couple's 65th, or Blue Sapphire, wedding anniversary. The Queen and her husband (who was born Prince
Forget the Mayan prophecies or Harold Camping's prediction of the end of the world. At the heart of Westminster Abbey in
Two major media events splashed across the screens of the world -- the royal wedding and John Paul II's beatification -- that showed vividly the similarities and differences between the churches.
Questions were raised by my kids who viewed the event and thought there would be "at least 100 other people watching this
The Windsors have tied the knot yet again. But the wedding of this century has turned out to be very different from the one in 1981 when Prince Charles wed Lady Diana Spencer.
The more I re-watch the video of Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding, the more impressed I am by the sheer beauty, majesty and love imbued in the event, and I just know that it's all because of the spirit of Princess Diana.
The royal wedding is finally upon us. Thank goodness! In our first look at royal wedding souvenirs, we saw options like ash