The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour the victims of Grenfell Tower in emotional service

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour the victims of Grenfell Tower in emotional service

The fire – which is believed to have been started by a faulty fridge-freezer – shocked the nation in June, killing 71 people and injuring a further 70.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour the victims of Grenfell Tower in emotional service Photo (C) GETTY
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour the victims of Grenfell Tower in emotional service Photo (C) GETTY

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge looked sombre as they entered St Pauls Cathedral, where the memorial service was being held, along with Prince Harry.

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were also in attendance.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour the victims of Grenfell Tower in emotional service Photo (C) GETTY
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour the victims of Grenfell Tower in emotional service Photo (C) GETTY

The Bishop of Kensington, the Right Reverend Graham Tomlin, reassured the families of the victims that they were not forgetting, and assured them it would signify the start of change.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour the victims of Grenfell Tower in emotional service Photo (C) GETTY
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour the victims of Grenfell Tower in emotional service Photo (C) GETTY

“As we come to the end of this difficult year, as we celebrate Christmas, as we move into a new year, nothing can remove the memory of that night – nor do we want to forget those dearly loved people who were lost,” he said.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour the victims of Grenfell Tower in emotional service Photo (C) GETTY
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour the victims of Grenfell Tower in emotional service Photo (C) GETTY

“And yet my hope and prayer is that this new year can bring new hope of a future, a vision of a city where we lose our self-obsession and listen and learn from places and people that we wouldn’t normally think of reaching out to.”

Source: new-magazine co uk

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