Synod: Plainer words for use at christenings
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 @ 00:11
FOR many people, "the devil has been turned into a cartoon-like
character of no particular malevolence," the Bishop of
Sodor & Man, the Rt Revd Robert Paterson, said as he
introduced the first consideration debate on the Additional Texts
for Holy Baptism.
The texts had been produced after a motion, originating in the
diocese of Liverpool, called for an "accessible" baptism liturgy;
and they were trialled before Easter.
"It will come as no surprise to ...
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