Archbishop of Canterbury sends congratulations on royal birth

Posted Jul 22, 2013

[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, sent the following message of congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their baby boy at 4:24 p.m. London time on July 22.

“I am delighted to congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the arrival of their baby boy. Along with millions here and around the world, I share in their joy at this special time. May God bless this family with love, health and happiness in their shared life ahead.”

Editors’ note: The British Monarchy posted a photo on its Instagram account here of the official birth announcement set up outside of Buckingham Palace.