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Priests benefit as lead thefts follow prices decline

Anglican vicars are counting their blessings as church roof metal thefts decrease, due to the recession.The collapse in global commodity prices has seen the cost of metals plunge with a lack of global demand.Ecclesiastical Insurance covers 95% of the countrys Anglican churches. Spokesman Chris Pitt said churches were no longer victims due to the world economy slowing down. He added: One upside of the ...