The Anglican Communion has banned the printing of brochure and ceremonial dresses aka `Asoebi’ during burial rites of its members at the diocese.
NAN reports that Ven. Ikechukwu Ihemtuge, Vicar in charge of St. Andrew’s Church, Obosi, disclosed this during the church service on Sunday in Obosi Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra.
Ihemtuge said the diocese took the decision at its June 2019 synod of its 19 archdeaconries at Abatete, Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.
“The decision was that of the church to checkmate burial frivolities of the faithful and reduce the burial challenges of its members,” he said.
He advised the faithful who came for outing services after the burial of their loved ones to be informed of the new diocesan laws on burial…