An End to Otherness

Commemorative Addresses by the Commonwealth Secretary-General

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One World to Share

It is humbling to deliver this year's 'One People' Oration. It is awesome to do so in this great abbey church of Westminster, this sacred place which has been the scene of so much which has passed into history. Sir Christopher Wren, the architect of another of London's great churches, St. Paul's Cathedral, and the restorer of this, once said that 'architecture has its political use; public buildings being the ornament of a country; it establishes a nation, draws people and commerce; makes people love their native country....'.


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