Speaking shortly after the news was announced, he said:
?”The birth of a child is always a cause for joy, so our warmest congratulations go out to the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge on the safe delivery of their son. I am asking all churches in the Diocese of St Albans to say prayers for the Royal Family this week. In particular we give special thanks for the newest member of the family and ask that God will protect him over the coming years.”
?A prayer for the new Royal Prince has been issued by the Church of England.