The Royal Family Attends Commonweath Service Without Queen

Monday, March 14, 2022
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The Royal Family Attends Commonwealth Day Service Without Queen Elizabeth II - Why Are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Missing the Celebrations? The annual Commonwealth Day commemoration is held on May 25 and is a great opportunity to show support for all 54 Commonwealth nations. It brings together leaders from every corner of the globe to discuss issues of common concern. The monarch has missed the service twice before‚ last missing it in 2013 and 1993. The announcement that the Queen will not be attending today's service is a sign of the changing times that the Royal family is already operating on a more conservative public schedule. Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall attended the Commonwealth Day service without the Queen. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester also skipped the service after the Duke tested positive for Covid-19. Meanwhile‚ the Countess of Wessex was away on a working visit to New York. The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall greeted the Cambridge family with kisses and then proceeded to talk with them. The prince and duchess of Cornwall‚ who is a member of the House of Lords‚ met Commonwealth Secretariat staff‚ the Commonwealth civil servants and young leaders in central London.

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The Duke and the Duchess of York were absent. The Queen's absence from Commonwealth Day services is the first time that the monarch has skipped the event since the start of her reign. She last skipped the service in 1993. Instead‚ she issued a message to the Commonwealth on the day of the day. In her message‚ Queen Elizabeth praised the modern Commonwealth and urged the people to continue dedicating their lives to service and helping the needy.