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The death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh - Responses by IFN member bodies

A number of IFN member faith and inter faith bodies have issued statements or tributes in response to the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinbugh on 9 April 2021. Others have organised services, vigils or other activities.

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National Faith Community Representative Bodies  

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Sanstha statement https://twitter.com/NeasdenTemple/status/1380478874925080582  

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Sanstha tribute video https://twitter.com/NeasdenTemple/status/1380979893001850880 

Board of Deputies of British Jews statement https://www.bod.org.uk/board-of-deputies-creates-jewish-book-of-condolence-for-prince-philip/ 

Board of Deputies of British Jews Book of Condolence https://www.bod.org.uk/board-of-deputies-creates-jewish-book-of-condolence-for-prince-philip/ 

Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales tribute video https://www.cbcew.org.uk/cardinal-nichols-prays-for-the-repose-of-the-soul-of-prince-philip/  

Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales Requeim Mass 12:30pm 10 April 2021 https://twitter.com/catholicEW/status/1380957449050546176 

Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales article https://www.cbcew.org.uk/cardinal-thanks-god-for-steadfast-and-indomitable-spirit-of-prince-philip/ 

Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales Pope's condolences https://www.cbcew.org.uk/popes-condolences-for-death-of-prince-philip/ 

Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales Requeim Mass https://twitter.com/catholicEW/status/1383459762281467911

Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales Homily of Archbishop John Wilson at the Requiem Mass for Prince Philip https://www.facebook.com/cbcew/posts/4155205787836372

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints letter of condolences https://news-uk.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/letter-of-condolence-following-the-passing-of-his-royal-highness-the-duke-of-edinburgh 

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland statement https://ctbi.org.uk/hrh-prince-philip-duke-of-edinburgh/ 

Churches Together in England statement https://www.cte.org.uk/Articles/607397/Home/News/Latest_news/CTE_Presidents_mourn.aspx 

Churches Together in England Book of Condolences and prayer information https://www.churchofengland.org/remembering-hrh-prince-philip-duke-edinburgh 

Churches Together in England condolence video by the CTE Pentecostal President Pastor  https://twitter.com/ChurchesEngland/status/1380896586427985921 

Hindu Council UK statement http://www.hinducounciluk.org/2021/04/11/sad-demise-of-hrh-prince-philip-the-duke-of-edinburgh/ 

Inter Faith Working Group of the Baptist Union of Great Britain statement https://twitter.com/baptistuniongb/status/1380530388645392389 

Methodist Church in Britain statement https://www.methodist.org.uk/about-us/news/latest-news/all-news/his-royal-highness-the-prince-philip-duke-of-edinburgh/ 

Methodist Church in Great Britain prayer https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/prayer/a-prayer-for-prince-philip/ 

Methodist Church in Great Britain tribute video https://twitter.com/MethodistGB/status/1380815346639208450 

Methodist Church in Great Britain prayer https://twitter.com/MethodistGB/status/1383382267846815751

Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board statement http://minab.org.uk/condolences-on-the-passing-of-prince-philip/ 

Muslim Council of Britain statement https://mcb.org.uk/community/mcb-sends-its-condolences-on-passing-of-the-duke-of-edinburgh/ 

Network of Sikh Organisations statement https://twitter.com/SikhMessenger/status/1380585059581886468 

Salvation Army statement https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/news/statement-death-hrh-duke-edinburgh

Salvation Army prayer for The Royal Family https://twitter.com/salvationarmyuk/status/1383352795382779904

Salvation Army video of reflection by Territorial Commander Commissioner Anthony Cotterill https://www.facebook.com/salvationarmyuk/posts/4244755295555149

Salvation Army shares a story of Prince Philip with a young Salvationist https://www.facebook.com/salvationarmyuk/photos/a.295266620504056/4247108868653125/

United Reformed Church statement https://urc.org.uk/latest-news/3787-the-death-of-hrh-prince-philip-the-duke-of-edinburgh.html 

United Reformed Church prayer by the Archbishop of Canterbury at the funeral Prince Philip https://www.facebook.com/TheUnitedReformedChurch/posts/4215393601813679

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National & Regional Inter Faith Bodies

Council of Christians and Jews statement https://twitter.com/CCJUK/status/1380558257316581380/photo/1 

Faiths Forum for London statement https://twitter.com/LondonFaiths/status/1380645122652655621 

St Philip's Centre for Study and Engagement in a Multi Faith Society statement https://twitter.com/SPCLeicester/status/1380489634455695360 

The Multi-Faith Centre at the University of Derby message of condolence https://multifaithcentre.org/2021/04/message-of-condolence-from-derbys-faith-communities/

Women's interfaith Network https://twitter.com/Win_Interfaith/status/1381572817955721226

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Local Inter Faith Bodies

Altrincham Interfaith Group statement https://www.facebook.com/AltrinchamIG/posts/1433267847012721 

Barnet Multi-Faith Forum statement http://barnetmultifaithforum.org/passing-of-prince-philip/ 

Bedford Council of Faiths statement https://www.facebook.com/groups/5383108338/permalink/10158169715153339/

Bedford Council of Faiths / The County of Bedfordshire service of thanksgiving, 5pm 16 April 2021 https://www.facebook.com/groups/5383108338/permalink/10158182663783339/ 

Bolton Interfaith Council / Bolton Council service 6pm 16 April 2021 https://www.facebook.com/BoltonInterfaithCouncil/posts/4130293333700774

Bristol Multi Faith Forum statement https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=4011247248934058&id=500492823342869 

Building Bridges Burnley statement https://www.buildingbridgesburnley.com 

Cornwall Faith Forum statement https://dorkemmyn.org.uk/a-statement-following-the-death-of-hrh-the-prince-philip-duke-of-edinburgh/ 

Faiths Together in Croydon / St Mildred's Church service 9:55am 18 April 2021 https://twitter.com/milliescroydon/status/1381203346908909572 

Greater Yarmouth Inter Faith and Belief Network statement by Archbishop of Canterbury https://www.facebook.com/GYInterfaith/posts/1947652522068469

Greater Yarmouth Inter Faith and Belief Network / Great Yarmouth Minister open for visitors to pay respects 10 April 2021 https://www.facebook.com/GtYarMinster/photos/a.623560894372378/3976031062458661/ 

Harrow Interfaith statement http://www.harrowinterfaith.org

Leicester Council of Faiths statement https://twitter.com/counciloffaiths/status/1380514459282763779 

Luton Council of Faiths statement https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=1934342723381045&set=gm.3489081404530789

Luton Council of Faiths shared the County of Bedfordshire's Service of Thanksgiving https://www.facebook.com/groups/LutonFaiths/permalink/3507478139357782

Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames Inter-Faith Forum shares a statement by the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames  https://www.facebook.com/groups/kingstoninterfaithforum/permalink/1087561678406456 

Watford Interfaith Association statement https://www.facebook.com/WatfordInterfaithAssociation/photos/a.583824568307464/4115533071803245/

Watford Interfaith Association / One Vision memorial service 6:30pm 16 April 2021 https://m.facebook.com/ovwatford/photos/a.105206761221567/280337957041779/?type=3&source=57&refid=52&__tn__=EH-R&paipv=0

Wellingborough Interfaith Group statement https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=261121182426455&id=105118744693367

Worcestershire Inter Faith Forum statement https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=4210037442340856&id=1439493992728562

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IFN's Board of Trustees also issued a statement on 9 April, which can be seen at https://www.interfaith.org.uk/news/a-statement-following-the-death-of-hrh-the-prince-philip-duke-of-edinburgh

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