21st century thought on inclusivity is centred on the fact that the Coronation is a sacramental Christian Rite. Each element is either fundamentally Christian or asks for the approving intervention of Christianity; all these elements take place within the context of the Mass (Communion) and one cannot get more Christian than that. God is the epitome of unity and the Christian Sovereign is an earthly reflection of that.
We have covered the fact that the Sacrament bestowed on a Christian Sovereign does exactly this. It is a one-off. This singularity extends also to the function of The Queen as a focus for all her peoples: she is the Anointed Sovereign and wears the Crown of all her peoples. This unity includes the peoples of the nations that have chosen to recognise Her Majesty as Head of the Commonwealth while having their own Head of State.
Polemical actions that suggest anything else not only fly in the face of the unity of Sovereignty but also foolishly attempt to drive a wedge into that sacramental unity, which is impossible to do because it is bestowed by God.
This is why I have said several times that secular events around the Commonwealth, as well as localised Thanksgivings (definitely including London to represent England, itself only one part of the Commonwealth) are to be encouraged. There is obviously scope within these Thanksgivings to include those of other faith groupings.
For one country within the Commonwealth to stage a 'coronation' because of what it may have done prior to its unity in the indivisible Crown could be regarded at best as a Nationalist mockery and at worst as a blasphemous pantomime.
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