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Synod: Communion

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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