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Old 12-12-2014, 06:10 AM
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sweet little girl to have the children around must be of a great solace for both Philippe and Mathilde
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:10 AM
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Funeral of Queen Fabiola: December 12, 2014

I spotted Empress Farah Pahlavi, she is behind Prince Moulay Rachid
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:12 AM
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Anyone from Monaco's Princely Family in attendance? I'd imagine Albert II can't attend but The Princess of Hanover ?
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:17 AM
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Awww so sweet, the exchanging of the peace...
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:19 AM
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Beautiful moment, the children going to their parents and grandparents, Albert kissing Eleonore in the forehead
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:19 AM
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I must say Philippe and Mathilde also really feel as "The King and The Queen" to me.
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:21 AM
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Phew.... the Cardinal almost stumbled over his feet when he wanted to bring the Holy Communion to the King... Luckily it all ended well...
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:24 AM
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It's nice that the deredactie feed is several seconds behind the VTM. I can get a replay if I need to.
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:26 AM
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Where could we find the English text of the Homily?
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:27 AM
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The Prince and Princess of Ligne taking communion.
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:28 AM
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Pss Adelaide d'Orléans, Pss Françoise of Bourbon Parma and Pr Charles Henri Lobkowicz receiving communion...




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Old 12-12-2014, 06:29 AM
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Beautiful moment, the children going to their parents and grandparents, Albert kissing Eleonore in the forehead
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:29 AM
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Eleonore has already done her First Communion by the looks of it, since she took it.
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:30 AM
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There seems to be representatives of the various faiths,Orthodox,Protestant and Muslim seated around the high altar.
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:31 AM
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I think I saw the Duke of Braganza taking the communion aswell


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Old 12-12-2014, 06:31 AM
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Prayers of the Faithful by Princess Elisabeth,Prince Gabriel and Princess Louise,how lovely!

And also by Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg and Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este.
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Great: the prayers read in Dutch, French, German, English and Spanish by the late Queen's relatives.
I missed seeing the prayers, unfortunately. Could anyone kindly share who read prayers in which language?
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:32 AM
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Eleonore has already done her First Communion by the looks of it, since she took it.
I was wondering if Princess Eléonore was too young to take Holy Communion,she's 6 I think?
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:34 AM
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It's such a heart warming funeral. Looking at the King, queen and their children makes me want to cry.

Haven't the Norwegians, swedes arrived?
I'm waiting to see who represents the British royal family?


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Old 12-12-2014, 06:36 AM
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It's such a heart warming funeral. Looking at the King, queen and their children makes me want to cry.

Haven't the Norwegians, swedes arrived?
I'm waiting to see who represents the British royal family?

The King of Norway is there as is his sister,Princess Astrid as are the King & Queen of Sweden.

The Windsors are represented by the British Ambassador.
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Old 12-12-2014, 06:37 AM
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It's such a heart warming funeral. Looking at the King, queen and their children makes me want to cry.

Haven't the Norwegians, swedes arrived?
I'm waiting to see who represents the British royal family?


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