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.
Bishop of Derry
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