Symbolic Service in Henry VIII’s Hampton Court

On February 9th the first Roman Catholic service was held in Hampton Court since the English Reformation. Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrated evening prayer with the Anglican bishop of London and dean of the royal chapels, Dr Richard Chartres. Hampton Court was originally owned by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey who surrendered it to Henry VIII when the cardinal fell out of favour.

New York Times (with convenient summary of the historical background)

The Telegraph (with good photos)

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Cardinal Wolsey

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