Australia Prime Minister and NSW Premier attend church service in Sydney to honour Prince Philip
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Australian dignitaries are paying their respects to Prince Philip at a church service in Sydney this morning.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Governor-General David Hurley and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian are among mourners attending the service at St Andrews Cathedral.
The church has amended its usual Sunday service to include prayers for the royal family and a naval hymn sung to honour Prince Philip, who died on Friday aged 99.
The Very Reverend Kanishka de Silva Raffel, said the news of Prince Philip's death had left the community "deeply saddened".
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The dysfunction at the heart of the British royal family has often been ascribed to the outsized role of its domineering patriarch, Prince Philip, who has died at age 99. At moments he was a tyrannical father and vengeful ex-father-in-law, whose child rearing was condemned by his own son. Philip rarely showed what might be called a soft side, at least in public—but he was absolutely dedicated to his wife in supporting her role as queen. AlthoughAt moments he was a tyrannical father and vengeful ex-father-in-law, whose child rearing was condemned by his own son. Philip rarely showed what might be called a soft side, at least in public—but he was absolutely dedicated to his wife in supporting her role as queen.
"As we gather, we extend deep sympathy and condolences to Her Majesty The Queen, to whom Prince Philip was, for more than 70 years, a loyal and loving husband, and also to the members of the royal family, to whom he was a father, grandfather and great-grandfather," he said.
"On Prince Philip's many visits to Australia, we have come to know him as a man of compassion and service, personal warmth, intellectual curiosity and generous spirit.
"Look with compassion, we pray, upon our bereaved and most gracious sovereign lady Queen Elizabeth and all the royal family now in sorrow and affliction."
During the service, a framed photograph of the Queen and Prince Philip sat below the pulpit.
Condolence books from the public will be given to Government House to pass on to Buckingham Palace.
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