Baptismal fonts – wanted, unwanted and re-discovered

Since our post They bury fonts, don’t they? in 2015 we have covered many examples of the movement, the replacement, and sometimes destruction of baptismal fonts. This update was prompted by recent CFCE considerations of submissions in relation to Chichester Cathedral and Gloucester Cathedral. These are reviewed below in addition to summaries all of the consistory court judgments relating to fonts, Guidance from the Church of England and links to other L&RUK posts in this area. Continue reading