Faculty granted to move font
THE basic rule for baptismal fonts is that they should be asnear the principal entrance to the church as conveniently possible,but there is no legal, liturgical, or theological bar to a fontbeing situated elsewhere, in exceptional circumstances.Nevertheless, mere inconvenience did not amount to exceptionalcircumstances which justified moving the font away from theentrance, Chancellor Philip Petchey ruled in the Consistory Courtof Southwark, when granting a faculty for works to be carried ...
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