January 1, 1997

NEWS STORY: Lutherans give approval to infants receiving Communion

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c. 1997 Religion News Service PHILADELPHIA _ Baptized Lutheran infants cradled in a parent’s arms will be allowed to receive Holy Communion at Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregations, delegates to the denomination’s top policy-making body said Wednesday (Aug. 20). Currently, the church opens Communion to all baptized Christians, but excludes infants. Just a quarter […]

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