(Independent on Sunday) Church accused of asset-stripping over property sales

Some of the Church of England’s finest historic properties are coming under the hammer as bishops’ grace-and-favour residences across the country are sold off to cut costs.

The Independent on Sunday has identified at least seven prime Church of England buildings which have been, or are to be, sold. While the Anglican church needs funds, some of the sales have prompted suggestions that it is indulging in asset stripping.

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