The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, the 27 th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church, has been chosen to give the address at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding.
Kensington Palace proved the bulletin on Saturday morning and told, “Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have asked that The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, the 27 th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church, give the address at their wedding.”
According to The Telegraph, the Bishop, who is originally from Chicago, will be the first African-American to have the honor of delivering the special address at a imperial wedding ceremony.
The Bishop uttered his passion for the various roles and said in a statement, “The love that has brought and will bind Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle together has its root and ancestry in God, and is the key to life and delight. And so we celebrate and pray for them today.”
According to the Telegraph, though Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have not met the Bishop and reportedly had not yet been ties to him, they came to the decision of having Curry to deliver the address after talking to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who will officiate the couple’s liturgy.
In a March interview with ITV , Welby has pointed out that he took dignity in helping the couple prepare for their upcoming nuptials and can attest to having watched their love firsthand.
“At the heart of it is two people who have fall in love with one another, who are perpetrating “peoples lives” to one another with the most beautiful words and profound thoughts, who do it in the fact that there is God, through Jesus Christ, ” Welby said.
The Archbishop of Canterbury then joked that while officiating the wedding ceremony, he will try not to “drop the ring.”
“And I must not forget to get the dedicates in the such orders as I did at the recital for one of my children’s bridals!