Today, June 18, the Swedish royals attended a Te Deum in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace to celebrate the birth of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill‘s son, Prince Nicolas. Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist (now Princess Sofia) are off on their honeymoon following their royal wedding on June 13, so the Swedish royals in attendance at today’s Te Deum were King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, and Chris.
The royal family has released public congratulatory statements on the birth of Prince Nicolas.
The King and Queen said: “During the visit at Danderyd Hospital, we saw a happy parental couple with a nice boy, who looked calm and confident out.”
Victoria, Daniel, and Princess Estelle said: “We are so happy for Madeleine, Christopher and Leonore’s sake and wish them all the best.”
Chris’ mother, Eva-Maria O’Neill, said: “We are delighted and thankful for the safe arrival of Madeleine and Christopher’s newest memeber of Their family. A very happy event and we can not wait to meet him.”
Here is the cover of the program.