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New questions: retired clergy on PCCs, and coloured cinctures

04 October 2019

Write, if you have any answers to the questions listed at the end of this section, or to add to the answers given below.


Your questions: I note some clergy wearing wide red cassock cinctures, and some purple, and some black, and some black with white piping. What do these differences mean?

P. W.

May a retired priest stand for election to the PCC of the church where he now worships, and, if so, is there an age limit?

G. S.


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