Queen reflects on tragedies in Christmas speech

| 27/12/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS): From The terrorist attacks in London and Manchester to the devastation in the Caribbean from hurricanes, Queen Elizabeth II recalled the tragedies of 2017 during her sixtieth televised Christmas speech. Alongside the bad news, however, the British and Commonwealth monarch also paid tribute to her husband, Prince Phillip, who recently retired from front line royal work, and what she called his “unique sense of humour”.

She also spoke of welcoming new members to her family in 2018, with the impending marriage of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry as well as the anticipated arrival of the Cambridge’s third child.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    For all those disbelievers of the UK and the monarchy ..please just hand in your British passports ..oh yes ! Thought not ..hypocrites

  2. Anonymous says:

    2017 and England still playing fairy tale games. Royal my a$$. I wish she would cross my path and expect respect – ‘ah kno well!

    • Marl Karx says:

      This must be that good old respect for elders that I hear so much about in Cayman.


      Whether you like her or not the Queen is a public servant and provides an invaluable service to the UK

      • Anonymous says:

        Why should we “respect” a legacy of terror and inhumanity?

        How about you start respecting ISIS and then I’ll do the same for ol’ Liz.

        Yes, they are equal in barbarity – actually no, ISIS pales in comparison.

        Oh wait, no – time always justifies the lasting legacies of evil when it comes to certain groups…my bad.

  3. Anonymous says:

    A living insult to social mobility.

  4. Anonymous says:

    “The British and common wealth monarch” aka a dictator.

    • Anonymous says:

      She is a Constitutional Monarch with no executive powers. Read your history books, or like Donald Trump maybe you can’t read. Talk about a wannabe dictator, look north and past Cuba.

      • Diogenes says:

        People will always dislike the monarchy, even if it was only titular and honorary, which it basically is
        no one likes feeling inferior

      • Anonymous says:

        10:30AM Look in the mirror moron, leave the President of These United States Donald Trump out of your own self inflicted quagmire.

        • Anonymous says:

          I am not a moron. You, by the tone of your post, have proved without doubt the YOU are. Happy new year.

  5. McCarron MCLAUGHLIN says:

    God bless HRM Queen Elizabeth and the Cayman Islands.

    • Anonymous says:

      1. Why are you so concerned about Liz’s well-being?

      2. Her people don’t believe in your God.
      (Just check recent threads for confirmation.)

      3. Her people will now pretend (2) is an absurd claim as it serves their fickle agenda in this regard.

      4. “Emancipate yourself from mental slavery.”

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