Posts Tagged ‘The Lord’s Prayer’

Lord’s Prayer banned at funeral

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Mourners were banned from saying the Lord’s Prayer at a funeral as it could “spread the coronavirus”. Bosses at a council-run crematorium said if more than one person joined in, it counted as “chanting” and was not allowed. Minister Alison Davies, 53, was left in tears at the ban at the funeral of a 94-year-old Read more

Call for multi-faith ceremony to replace Lord’s Prayer

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

A multi-faith ceremony may take the place of the Lord’s Prayer each day before the state parliament in Victoria, Australia opens. Since 1918 the Our Father has been said before the state parliament opens its daily sessions. The proposal is being reviewed by a Victoria Legislative Council committee, the state parliament’s upper house. Gavin Jennings, Read more

Lord’s Prayer: temptation translation may change

Monday, December 11th, 2017

The Lord’s Prayer translation may be changed. Pope Francis believes the current translation suggests God is capable of leading us “into temptation”. Most translations used throughout the world say: “lead us not into temptation”. Francis says he’d like this amended to the phrase used in France. In this, the French say: “do not let us Read more