Tasmania Anglican church sales to help 'make amends' for abuse

Tasmania Anglican church sales to help 'make amends' for abuse
 

Reverend John Stanley says he will always remember the baptisms in his church, and the weddings and funerals that took place under its steeple.
Now, however, the church in Tasmania, Australia, is one of dozens of Anglican properties in the island state that are scheduled to be sold.
Religious organisations have grappled with how they will fund compensation for survivors of child sexual abuse.
In Tasmania, Anglican leaders say property sales will play a key part.
They plan to sell 108 properties, including more than half of the state's Anglican churches - 78 in total - to raise an estimated... read more

 
5 June 2018 in World News, Views: 144
Source: BBC
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