Posted: 18 Jul 2014 @ 00:09
IN ORDER to give effect to a previous diocesan-synod motion from
Southwell & Nottingham to permit children to assist in the
distribution of holy communion, and for parishes, if a bishop
consented, to decide for themselves who assisted with the
distribution, it was necessary to change Canon B12, said
the Revd Alan Jeans (Salisbury).
This was because the Canon referred to "lay people specially
authorised by the bishop".
The Draft Amending Canon was "a ...
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