Prince Charles' wife decides not to attend Diana memorial to avoid criticism

By
August 26, 2007 22:43

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Prince Charles' wife announced Sunday that she will not attend this week's memorial service in Britain marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana. Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, had accepted an invitation from Charles and his sons, Princes William and Harry, to attend the service Friday at the Guards Chapel in London's Wellington Barracks. But some have criticized that as inappropriate, since Camilla had had an affair with Charles when he was still married to Diana. "I'm very touched to have been invited by Prince William and Prince Harry to attend the thanksgiving service for their mother Diana, Princess of Wales," the duchess said in a statement. "I accepted and wanted to support them. However, on reflection I believe my attendance could divert attention from the purpose of the occasion which is to focus on the life and service of Diana. I'm grateful to my husband, William and Harry for supporting my decision."

Related Content

July 19, 2018
UK Labour MP calls Jeremy Corbyn ‘racist’ and ‘antisemite'

By ILANIT CHERNICK