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Catholic bishop attends service marking Queen’s coronation anniversary

By on Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Bishop Alan Hopes (Mazur/

Bishop Alan Hopes (Mazur/

A Catholic bishop is attending the service celebrating the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

Westminster Auxiliary Bishop Alan Hopes, an Anglican convert to Catholicism, is attending the service at Westminster Abbey.

The Queen was crowned in a ceremony at the abbey on June 2 1953. According to the Daily Telegraph, Catholics were not represented in the coronation service.