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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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However, for the time being we are unable to open the Abbey and St Margaret’s Church for general visiting.

Faith Leaders' Vigil for Westminster Victims

Friday, 24th March 2017

Faith Leaders' Vigil for Westminster Victims

Victims of the attack on Westminster Bridge and at the Palace of Westminster this week were remembered by faith leaders in a vigil and a minute’s silence at North Green, Westminster Abbey on Friday 24th March 2017

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby, was joined by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster; Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth; Sheikh Khalifa Ezzat, Chief Imam at the London Central Mosque; and Sheikh Mohammad al Hilli of the Shia Muslim Council.

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You are surrounded by history at the Abbey, not like a museum where it’s just displayed, but here you are standing where history has happened.

Gerlinde - Abbey Marshal

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