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Condolences are offered to the Archbishop

Dr Barry Morgan thanks people for their prayers following the death of his wife, Hilary

Condolences are being offered to the Archbishop of Wales and his family following the death of his wife.

Mrs Hilary Morgan died today (Friday) at home. She had been suffering from cancer.

The Archbishop, Dr Barry Morgan, thanked those who had been praying for her and the family since her illness began. He said, “Hilary appreciated the care and concern you all showed and we were both upheld in a way I cannot describe by your prayers.  She fought bravely over the last 20 months and never complained.  She died without pain and at home as she and all of us wanted.  All we can do now is release her into God’s tender hands.”

The Bishop of Swansea and Brecon, John Davies, said, “Throughout the Archbishop’s ministry, Hilary had been a source of wonderful support and help to him. Her loss will be keenly felt and I am sure the entire Church in Wales would wish to assure the Archbishop and his family of our love and prayers as they grieve privately.”

The funeral service for Mrs Morgan will take place on Friday, January 22 at 2pm at Llandaff Cathedral.