Free cookie consent management tool by TermsFeed Update cookies preferences

Prince William is absent of a major Royal event due to Princess Catherine cancer diagnosis

Prince William is absent of a major Royal event due to Princess Catherine cancer diagnosis
Prince William

Prince William, the Prince of Wales, was notably absent from the memorial service of his godfather, King Constantine of Greece, held at St George's Chapel.

The reason, as revealed in a heartfelt announcement, was the cancer diagnosis of his wife, Catherine, the Princess of Wales.The service, which took place on February 27, was meant to honor the late King Constantine, a figure of significant stature and personal connection to Prince William.

However, the gravity of the Princess's health condition necessitated his presence elsewhere, by her side, as they faced this new challenge together.

The news of the Princess's diagnosis came as a shock to the public and the royal family alike.

In a video message, the Princess shared the harrowing journey that led to the discovery of her illness.

Following major abdominal surgery in January, subsequent tests revealed the presence of cancer. The Princess is now undergoing preventative chemotherapy, with the early stages of treatment already underway.

The royal couple's commitment to privacy during this trying time has been met with respect and an outpouring of support from around the world.

The Prince's withdrawal from the memorial service, initially attributed to a 'personal matter,' now casts a poignant light on the private struggles of public figures.

As the Princess of Wales bravely faces her treatment, the royal family continues to fulfill their duties, with Queen Camilla leading the British royal family at the service in the absence of both Prince William and King Charles, who is also undergoing cancer treatment.

The international community of royals and friends gathered to pay their respects to the late King Constantine, reflecting on the bonds that transcend public duties and personal tribulations.

In her message, the Princess expressed a deep sense of gratitude for the support received and emphasized the importance of hope and faith for all those affected by cancer.