Religion: Episcopal Economy

Despite the proverbial wealth of its parishioners, the Protestant Episcopal Church, like many another, is having serious money troubles. Last week its leading bishops began to trim their salaries in an effort to economize.

At the General (Convention last September a missions budget of $4,225,000 was approved. Last month this budget was reduced by some $600,000. Missionary bishops both abroad and in the U. S. ruefully accepted a 10% reduction in their salaries. Salaries of all missionaries and office workers were also reduced. But still to be lopped off the budget was an...

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