Faculty granted to move font
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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