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Chaplains provide consolation to mourners queuing to see the Queen

Fr Jake Dicto (l), Roman Catholic chaplain at Man’s and St Thomas’ NHS Belief, and Fr Peter Anthony (r), vicar of the Anglican central London church, All Saints Margaret Avenue, initially of their shift.(Picture: Twitter/All Saints Margaret Avenue)

Chaplains from totally different faiths and denominations have been providing a comforting phrase to the 1000’s of individuals queuing to see the Queen mendacity in state.

The chaplains have been chatting with folks ready in line and providing prayer the place requested.

The queue stretches practically three miles alongside the Thames, from past London Bridge to Westminster Corridor the place the Queen will lie in state till 6:30am on Monday.

Some folks waited a number of days to file previous the Queen, spending a soggy Tuesday night time tenting out to make sure their spot.

The chaplains will accompany the gang throughout day-light hours over the subsequent few days.

They are going to be recognisable by their hi-vis vests with ‘Religion Group’ printed on them. 

The Church of England has been concerned in organising the chaplaincy service in partnership with the Division for Digital, Tradition, Media and Sport.

Monks from throughout the Diocese of London and Southwark volunteered for the service and got an induction by the Religious Care Group at Man’s and St Thomas’ NHS Basis Belief.

Southwark Cathedral, which sits subsequent to London Bridge, mentioned it was “delighted” to be one of many chaplaincy hubs for the queue. 

The Salvation Military can be offering refreshments and first assist hubs alongside the route.

“We’re doing our bit,” the Church and charity mentioned. 

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