Comments: The CofE, banks, credit unions and payday lenders

The closest the low waged who can't budget and can't make ends meet will get to the C of E credit union will be noses pressed mournfully to the window, shivering outside in the cold as the clergy, paid staff and trustees of the C of E bask in the warmth of their mutual benevolence. You couldn't make it up!

Posted by Jill Armstead at Thursday, 26 June 2014 at 9:00pm BST

"What profiteth it a Church if it save between £3m and £9m but lose its soul?"

The potential loss amount isn't much more than a rounding error in the total investment portfolio of the Church Commissioners. Sell the stake, take the hit, and take the moral high road.

Posted by Alan T Perry at Friday, 27 June 2014 at 11:02pm BST
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