Angela Tilby points out that these schemes have failed before and parishes can say no. There are other ways of trying to reinvigorate the rural parish system without resorting to creating large groups of churches which may have different theologies and priorities. The problem is lack of priests in the community and not lack of money in the Church.
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Catherine Pepinster on parishes, originally published in Oct 2020
Churches are as important as key workers in a pandemic Covid-19 has highlighted the vital role churches play in community life, yet they face a crisis in funding CATHERINE PEPINSTER19 October 2020 • 6:00am Sixteen Read more…