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Statement by Bishop Donal McKeown on the death of Queen Elizabeth II

I wish to express my sadness and extend my sympathy to all who mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth lived a life of dedicated public service – at no small personal cost to herself.  During some very challenging times she retained a great sense of calm and dignity.  Queen Elizabeth was a model of duty and commitment.

It was clear that Queen Elizabeth was a woman with a deep faith in Jesus Christ to whom we commend her.

May she rest in peace.

+Donal McKeown
Bishop of Derry

ENDS                                    

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