Support in Furness to curb strict Sunday church service obligations
Legal requirements for Anglican churches to hold prayer and holy communion every Sunday are problematic for many rural spots due to falling vicar numbers and reverends having responsibility for several parishes.
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The Church of England is considering abandoning the legal requirement for Sunday services as those that don't hold prayers are technically breaking canon law.
Local reverends have had their say on the issue, saying it is a good compromise between tradition and the reality of falling congregations.
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