Bishop of Worcester praises soldiers' courage

Worcester Cathedral Candles were lit by people from different faiths at the cathedral

The Bishop of Worcester praised the courage of the armed forces as Remembrance Sunday services were held across the country.

The Right Reverend Dr John Inge said the sacrifice of soldiers had "ensured our freedom".

He said it was important to honour their bravery by working towards a "deep and lasting peace".

The service at Worcester Cathedral included prayers for all members of the armed forces.

Candles were lit by representatives from a number of different faiths.

People killed in battle were also to be remembered at an evening Cathedral Requiem sung by the choir.

Meanwhile, in Hereford's St Peter's Square several hundred people gathered to remember those who had been killed in conflict.

More on This Story

Related Stories

BBC Hereford & Worcester



16 °C 7 °C


  • chocolate cake and strawberriesTrick your tongue

    Would this dessert taste different on a black plate?

  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George leaving New Zealand'Great ambassadors'

    How New Zealand reacted to William, Kate - and George

  • Major Power Failure ident on BBC2Going live

    Why BBC Two's launch was not all right on the night

  • Communication mast in the forestStrange echoes

    The mysterious 'numbers stations' left over from the Cold War era

  • A letter from a Somali refugee to a Syrian child'Be a star'

    Children's uplifting letters of hope to homeless Syrians

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.