Religion: Outcast Anglican

If every year for seven years A hundred thousand men Gave sixty pence and sixty prayers We'd have our churches then!

From Chichester the Bishop calls To Sussex by the sea For folk to build the Church's walls, In love and loyalty!

—George Chichester

Happy and hopeful was Rt. Rev. George Kennedy Allen Bell, personable Lord Bishop of ancient Chichester, England, four years ago, when he composed the foregoing verses to raise money in his Anglican diocese. Unhappy and hard-pressed was the same noble Lord Spiritual last week when he learned that one...

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