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Faculty granted to move font

by Shiranikha Herbert, Legal Correspondent

Posted: 23 Nov 2012 @ 01:11

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

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