Family farmers form the backbone of our rural communities  Their hard work puts high quality food on our tables which is produced to some of the highest standards in the world, and their careful…

I warmly welcome the theme of this conference held under the gracious auspices of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco, a celebrated patron of scholarship. It has long been my concern that, in our…

Today marks International Nurses’ Day, an opportunity for us all to recognise and celebrate the selfless contribution of nurses everywhere after what has been the most challenging of years. It was…

As Orthodox Christians throughout the world prepare to celebrate Pascha, I particularly wanted to send my most special thoughts, and the assurance of my prayers, to you, your bishops, clergy,…

For well over a year the pandemic has had a devastating impact on so many of us around the world. This week, I have been deeply saddened by the tragic images we have all seen as Covid-19 takes its…

I particularly wanted to say that my father, for I suppose the last 70 years, has given the most remarkable, devoted service to The Queen, to my family and to the country, but also to the whole of…

My wife and I were profoundly saddened to learn of the death of Sir Michael Somare. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with all those who mourn his passing.

As a child, living happily in the depths of the Sussex countryside, I travelled the world without ever leaving my room. From the dank cells of the Bastille, to the stalls of Barchester Cathedral,…

When faced with enormous challenges to our society and with deep uncertainty about the future, it can be all too easy to assume that nothing can be done. Sometimes, it seems that any optimism is…