Prince George – ‘In baptism God calls us out of darkness into his marvellous light’

Prince George – ‘In baptism God calls us out of darkness into his marvellous light’


























































































































God and Politics in the UK

Prince George Christening CoinToday’s baptism of Prince George in the intimate setting of the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace marks another important step in the life of the future king.  Even though only close family and friends will be attending, it’s another excuse for the royalist media to get just a little bit over excited. To mark the occasion and to make sure journalists understand the point of the ceremony, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby kindly released a video yesterday explaining what will happen and what the point of baptism really is.

For those who are familiar with church rituals this might come across as rather patronising, but if you stray outside of church circles knowledge of such things quickly diminishes. Yet despite religion being on the wane in this country, it would be inconceivable that Prince George would not be Christened. In fact his parents have no option given that as things stand he will in…

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