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Justin Martyr (100-165) (By André Thévet – Saint Justin dans André Thevet, Les Vrais Pourtraits et Vies Hommes Illustres, 1584. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons: public domain)

The Greeting of Peace

“I can recall the introduction of the Greeting of the Peace into Eucharists in the 1970s. It met stiff resistance…Clergy had to work hard to introduce the new custom and its emphasis on the corporate nature of worship,” says Bishop Jonathan Holland