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Churching of Women.

Public thanksgiving in ch. by women after childbirth. The custom is based on Lv 12:6 and is mentioned in a letter by Augustine* of Canterbury to Gregory I. The rite varies in Angl., RC, and Luth. chs.

Church's Ministry among the Jews, The. See London Jews' Society.


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