The Anglican Church wants to use their parish buildings in rural areas as village shops. According to a report in the Sunday newspaper, the "Sunday Telegraph", the "church" wants to revitalize the communities and give villagers the chance to shop in their buildings.
The "church" buildings are often "the only public place in a village or low-income neighborhood," said the bishop. The move follows the establishment of post offices in churches, after the Royal Mail announced the closing of many branches in rural areas.
Commentary: The collapse of Christendom, even outside the Catholic Church, is everywhere.