The funeral of Conservative MP Sir David Amess will be held in Westminster Cathedral next month, it was confirmed.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, leader of Roman Catholics in England and Wales, will preside over the service on November 23.
The details were confirmed to parliamentarians, colleagues and staff attending Catholic functions in Parliament.
The Southend West MP was stabbed to death while meeting with voters in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex on 15 October.
Ali Harbi Ali, 25, from London, was charged with the murder of Sir David and the preparation of terrorist acts.
On 18 October, MPs attended a memorial service at St Margaret’s Church in Westminster to pay tribute to Sir David.
The Catholic deputy was married with five children.
- Replacement must come from the area, the locals insist
- “I keep crying for David’s dream coming true”
- The lesser known concerns of Sir David Amess
At the time of his murder, a local priest, Father Jeffrey Woolnough, was prevented from entering the Belfairs Methodist Church to administer the sacrament of the sick, as it was a crime scene.
He said he felt compelled to delete his Twitter account after being accused of not doing enough to offer the dying congressman the last resort.
Find BBC News: East of England on Facebook, Instagram And Twitter. If you have an email with a suggestion for a story [email protected]
- David Amess
- The death of David Amess
- Westminster Abbey
The priest abandons social media for the abuses of the parliamentarian’s last rite
- 1 day ago
Southend is silent to remember Sir David Amess
- 4 days ago
“I keep crying for David’s dream come true”
- 7 days ago
Southend will become a city in honor of Sir David Amess
- October 18
Show kindness and love, tell the family of the murdered deputy
- October 17
Gloomy mood as the city is baffled by MP’s killing
- October 16
Read More about Politics News here.
This Article is Sourced from BBC News. You can check the original article here: Source