Tuesday, December 2, 2014

English cathedrals report booming midweek attendance

From Ecumenical News-

Statistics published by the Church of England's Church House show that attendance at services on Monday to Saturday at cathedrals in England and Wales doubled between 2003 and 2013, from 7,500 to 15,000.

Cathedral deans in the (Anglican) Church of England have attributed the rise in attendance at cathedrals to different factors, the Church Times reported on November 28.
Sunday attendances remained fairly static, climbing from 15,600 to 15,900. Overall the yearly number of visitors increased from 9.4 million in 2010 to 10.2 million in 2013, down on the 2003 figure of 10.8 million.

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