The Archbishop of Canterbury acknowledges the multiple faiths observed in the UK by saying the Church of England “will seek to foster an environment in which people of all faiths may live freely”.
Welby then administers the Coronation Oath – a legal requirement.
He asks King Charles to confirm that he will uphold the law and the Church of England during his reign.
The King places his hand on the Holy Gospel and pledges to “perform and keep” those promises.
He also takes a second oath – the Accession Declaration Oath – stating that he is a “faithful Protestant”.