Comments: CofE Finance Statistics for 2013

The Church of England is to be congratulated as to its perspicuity. I only wish the Vatican and the local hierarchy were the same on issues of finance.

Posted by robert ian williams at Thursday, 30 July 2015 at 2:02pm BST

"mission and ministry" - they missed off of an "m" - maintenance - which accounts for quite a substantial percentage of both expenditure and energy.

Posted by Fr Paul at Thursday, 30 July 2015 at 8:18pm BST

Well, Robert, there's always 'Peter's Pence'. However I sincerely doubt that Pope Francis is as conerned about the financial health of his Church as some of his lay and clerical underlings. He appears to be more concerned for the welfare and survival of 'God's Little Poor Ones' - in the path of his illustrious namesake - than the likes of Cardinal Pell and the custodians of the Vatican Bank

Posted by Father Ron Smith at Saturday, 8 August 2015 at 11:56pm BST
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