In Memoriam

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, on taking office in 1979


In the course of the 20th century, it fell to two prime ministers to save the United Kingdom – Churchill in wartime, and Thatcher in peacetime. Our nation has suffered an irreparable loss today with the passing of Baroness Thatcher. May she rest in peace.

And I would just like to remember some words of St. Francis of Assisi which I think are really just particularly apt at the moment. ‘Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring hope’ …

Margaret Thatcher, 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013.


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