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A Black Bishop Brings a Political Message to the Royal Wedding

The head of the Episcopal Church spoke about poverty, hunger, and war during Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials.
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Maybe it was the gospel choir singing “Stand by Me.” Perhaps it was the fiery sermon on the power of love. Price Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding on Saturday had a distinctively black-church flavor to it. And the joyful avatar of this quality was Bishop Michael Curry, the presiding head of the Episcopal Church, which is part of the Anglican communion along with the Church of England. His address to the room full of royals and celebrities at

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