The rules Kate Middleton must follow prove that life as a princess is not easy!

She can only be Protestant Anglican

Like the rest of the royal family, Kate cannot belong to any religion other than Protestant Anglican. Britain’s monarch is also the supreme head of the Anglican Protestant Church, so it would be quite inconvenient if anyone in the royal family practiced a different religion. If someone of a different religion becomes part of the royal family, they would first have to become Protestant Anglican in a religious ceremony, before wedding into the family. Does that sound understandable? Well, to us it does sound quite understandable, as well as reasonable.

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In 2011, the Duchess participated in a religious confirmation ceremony at the Anglican Church as part of the preparations for her wedding to Prince William. “Catherine Middleton was confirmed by the Bishop of London, during a private office, in the presence of her family and Prince William,” said a spokesperson, adding that the ceremony took place on March 10. “Miss Middleton, who was already baptized, decided to be confirmed, as part of the preparation for her marriage.” She could not marry Prince William until she was confirmed to be Protestant Anglican in a fully-fledged ceremony, which is why the ceremony was held a day before their wedding.

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