Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to wed on Saturday, May 19th. In the days leading up to the wedding festivities, Kensington Palace has released several details about the wedding including Markle’s floral arrangements, the flavor of the cake, and certain guests who have confirmed their attendance.
Over the weekend, the palace announced a new detail about the upcoming royal wedding. According to a statement from the palace, the couple asked The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church, to officiate their wedding.
Curry is from Chicago, Illinois and will reportedly fly to Windsor Castle for the ceremony. Curry will accompany Rt. Hon. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, in officiating the wedding ceremony.
Ahead of the wedding, Curry shared a powerful message about God and prayer.
"The love that has brought and will bind Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle together has its source and origin in God, and is the key to life and happiness. And so we celebrate and pray for them today," Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry said.
It is unclear why Harry and Markle chose Curry as the officiary.
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In other royal news, an update was released on Prince Philip just days before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding.