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Orders of Free C of E recognised

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 01 Feb 2013 @ 12:16

THE Archbishops of Canterbury and York have recognised the orders of the Free Church of England, a Reformed Church formed in 1844. The Church was founded on the conviction that "only those doctrines which are contained in scripture are necessary for salvation", and that the Church must "constantly ensure that no innovations in doctrine or worship obscure this fundamental truth".

The recognition comes under the Overseas and Other Clergy (Ministry and Ordination) Measure 1967, ...

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