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Algarve congregation goes back to church

by Pat Ashworth

THE DIOCESE in Europe announced last month that the St Vincent’s Church of England congregation in the Algarve was resuming its “normal worshipping life” in the RC Church of Our Lady of Fatima near Almancil, the building that has hosted its services for the last 16 years.

A section of the congregation broke away in July to start an independent congregation called All Saints’ Anglican Church, after pastoral difficulties and the withdrawal of the licence ...

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