Meet the American who will preach at the royal wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship is transatlantic, and now their wedding ceremony will be too. Kensington Palace announced Saturday that Bishop Michael Curry, the first African American to preside over the Episcopal Church, will deliver a sermon at the couple’s wedding on May 19.

Curry does not know the couple personally, said Neva Rae Fox, a spokeswoman for the Episcopal Church, but he will meet them before the ceremony.

“It was my understanding that given the fact that he was the first African American bishop and is a wonderful preacher and speaker, it would be appropriate for him to be invited to speak,” Fox told The Washington Post. “The bishop is honored and thrilled to be participating.”

Curry, installed as leader…

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