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A Deep Melancholy That's Not Just Personal

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 10.04.2013 | Arts
Lionel Rolfe

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.

Jaweed Kaleem

Westminster Abbey Welcomes The Royal Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 07.23.2013 | Religion

As people around the world watch news of the birth of Kate Middleton and Prince William's baby boy, the priests and parishioners of Westminster Abbey,...

Lifelong Service: A Queen, a Nun and Me

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Norma Cook Everist

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.

UK Marks 60 Years Since Queen's Coronation

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.04.2013 | World

LONDON — Britain's royal family gathered at Westminster Abbey Tuesday for a ceremony of pomp and prayer to mark the 60th anniversary of the coro...

Jaweed Kaleem

Royal Wedding Officiant Visits US

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.16.2013 | Religion

In his 36 years as a priest in the Church of England, the Rev. John Hall never thought he would become best-known for being part of a wedding. But ...

PHOTOS: Queen Elizabeth's Big Day

Posted 11.21.2012 | Weddings

Before Prince William and Kate were even born, the world celebrated another "royal wedding" -- the union of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the ...

Westminster Abbey Carpet Reveals Date World Ends?

Fortean Times | David Moye | Posted 09.22.2011 | Weird News

Forget the Mayan prophecies or Harold Camping's prediction of the end of the world. At the heart of Westminster Abbey in England is an enigmatic ar...

Big Media Events And The Churches That Put Them On

Pierre Whalon | Posted 07.11.2011 | Religion
Pierre Whalon

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.

Royal Wedding Questions

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 06.30.2011 | Style
Maggie Van Ostrand

Well, I don't know about the rest of you but I'm weddinged out. There hasn't been this much media coverage of an event since Lindsay Lohan's last arre...

Royal Observations From the Curb: The Crowds, the Gown, the Crown!

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 07.06.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

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.

PHOTOS: The Wackiest Royal Wedding Souvenirs

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.29.2011 | Travel

The royal wedding is finally upon us. Thank goodness! In our first look at royal wedding souvenirs, we saw options like ash trays, magnets, china -- t...

Royals Wedding Photos From Westminster Abbey

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.29.2011 | Style

The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey has already featured some of the most iconic images in recent royal history. ...

Royal Wedding Music Guide

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.28.2011 | Arts

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Royal Wedding Emphasizes Church-State Ties

Posted 06.25.2011 | Religion

By Trevor Grundy Religion News Service CANTERBURY, England (RNS) When Prince William and Kate Middleton walk down the aisle at Westminster Abbey o...

Kate Middleton's Royal Wedding Dress and What Else to Watch For on April 29!

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 06.23.2011 | Style
Yvonne Yorke

Will Kate change the gown she'll be wearing on the big day? It's been reported that three dresses by three different designers had been commissioned in case the name of her first choice leaked.

Happy 85th Birthday, Queen Elizabeth!

Posted 06.21.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II handed out presents as she celebrated her 85th birthday on Thursday. (Scroll down for photos) The sove...

Royal Boot Camp: 16 Days and Counting

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 06.13.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

If you're going to London for the Royal Wedding or just staying home to watch the coverage of the on television, here are some factoids that will help you enjoy it all to the fullest.

Royal Wedding Fever - Bespoke Style

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 06.12.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

A vendor at London's Covent Garden Market said to me, "We don't really care about the royal wedding because we have Mother's Day and Easter both around the same time." Not true. The Brits care plenty.

Wedding of the Century: Kate and Wills

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.27.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

There's less than a month left till the April 29th wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, but if you haven't received your royal invitatio...

Will And Kate's Wedding Memorabilia: Art Or Kitsch?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

For better or worse, the upcoming nuptials between Prince William and Kate have inspired many creative types. Following their engagement announcement ...

Royal Wedding Date & Location REVEALED

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will take place on Friday, April 29, 2011 at Westminster Abbey, according to the British Monarchy Twi...

Ted Hughes Added To Westminster Abbey Poets' Corner

The Guardian | Charlotte Higgins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ted Hughes, poet laureate and author of such celebrated collections as Crow and Birthday Letters, is to be honoured by a memorial in Poets' Corner in ...