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Peggy Woodford  enjoys a lively story of church folk

Acts and Omissions
Catherine Fox
SPCK £9.99
(978-0-281-07234-7)
Church Times Bookshop £9 (Use code CT292 )

ONLY someone wholly versed in the Church of England can accurately use the phrase "herding cats" to describe a cathedral's canon precentor endeavouring to seat "readers, chaplains, college of canons, chapter clerk, diocesan registrar, chancellor of the diocese, archdeacon . . . the dean, the suffragan ...

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