Death of Prince Philip

Bible Society extends its deepest sympathy to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip. 

Her Majesty – Bible Society's Patron since her accession in 1952 – relied on his loving support for more than 70 years, describing him as her 'strength and stay'. 

Aside from his deep love for his family, Prince Philip's life was driven by a profound sense of duty. Beginning with wartime active service in the Navy, his many achievements included setting up the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme for young people, as well as significant contributions to conservation, design, industry and technology. 

Chief Executive Paul Williams said: ‘We join with millions in giving thanks to God for his contribution to the life of our nation, and most of all for his long and loving partnership with our Queen. We pray for her, for Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, and for all who mourn his loss. 

‘May God bless them and comfort them in their grief, and assure them of his loving purposes for them.’

Prayer tree: England and Wales

Prayer tree: England and Wales

We're praying for Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family as they grieve for His Royal Highness Prince Philip. You can add your prayers for all who are mourning his loss here.

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