It is an event that has been sparking a lot of ink for several weeks: the baptism of Lilibet, the second child of Prince Harry and his wife, actress Meghan Markle. In view of the tensions within the British royal family, the blessing does not seem easy to organize. A spokeswoman for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex also said that the plans for the baptism were still being finalized, as revealed by The Sun on Tuesday, October 12. And the latest twist: the christening of Queen Elizabeth II’s 11th great-granddaughter may not take place in the UK as the couple wanted.
In the Telegraph, experts from the British royal family claimed that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not “baptize their daughter, Lilibet, in the UK” and should instead hold “an episcopal ceremony in Los Angeles “. However, the little girl, born on June 4, could be baptized by Bishop Michael Curry, who delivered the sermon at the couple’s wedding, and who is the head of the Episcopal Church.
Who will be present at the baptism of Lilibet, the daughter of Meghan Markle and Harry?
If the celebration takes place in the United States, it is not sure that the British royal family will make the trip. It is unlikely that Her Majesty Elizabeth II will be able to attend, she who has not yet had the happiness of being able to hug Lilibet. A news which should however rejoice Prince William, Harry’s big brother, who according to L’Express, did not wish to see his niece be baptized in England …
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