England’s Anglican cathedrals have been hit by a perfect storm caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, a report has revealed. They have endured a 75 per cent drop in visitors, a fall in worshippers, and an 80 per cent decrease in income from use of their facilities. And the vital role that cathedrals play in their communities’ economies means that the slump in visitors has had a huge impact on cathedral cities.
Catherine Pepinster. Religion Media Centre. 19 August 2021