Tony Blair Converts to CatholicismWritten by Jacob Prasch
Saturday, December 22 12:37 pm
Tony Blair has converted to Roman Catholicism, sources close to the former prime minister said.
He was welcomed into the church in a service on Friday night.
The move comes after years of speculation that Mr Blair, whose wife Cherie and four children are Catholic, would convert from Anglicanism after he resigned from Number 10 in June.
One of his last acts as prime minister was to visit Pope Benedict in June - his third trip to the Vatican in four years.
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