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The Tale of two fonts!

In the village in Shipton Bellinger in southern England the rector of St Peter’s church, backed by the parish warden’s and other local groups would like to get rid of it’s rather large Victorian era baptismal font. The primary argument is that in addition to being “showy,” the font is much too large for the small medieval church it calls home.

The authorities say that people have tripped over the large step on which the font stands and that after-service gatherings […]

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