Church of England
Located in York are the Mother Church, York Minster, and administrative centre of the Church of England's Diocese of York, as well as Bishopthorpe Palace the official residence of the Archbishop of York the second highest ranking cleric the Church. There are 32 Church of England churches within the area of the City of York
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... The Church of England parish church of Saint James the Great was a dependent chapelry of the parish of Cropredy until 1851 ... of Oxford, Samuel Wilberforce, expressed dissatisfaction with the condition of the church building ... The church has also an early clock of an unusual design ...
... also two specific and slightly different usages in term of the Church of England to the action of taking profits of a benefice to satisfy the creditors ... As the goods of the Church cannot be touched by a lay hand, the writ is issued to the bishop, and he issues the sequestration order to the church-wardens who collect the profits and satisfy the ... Similarly when a benefice is vacant the church wardens take out sequestration under the seal of the Ordinary and manage the profits for the next incumbent ...
... Although an established church, the Church of England does not receive any direct government support ... As of 2005, the Church of England had estimated total outgoings of around £900 million ... The Church of England manages an investment portfolio which is worth more than £8 billion ...
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