The Diocesan Council's investments have run into even more trouble. A shareholding which, we were assured, would yield a profit in fact looks like yielding a rather substantial loss.
The new advisors we took on last year don't seem to be helping much...
Still, no-one predicted what would happen. Not.
Still, it's only money. And not our money at that. The tithe-payers can always be squeezed a
Especially when we have to call in help from Rome. The International Diocesan Fund aren't renowned for pulling their punches.
Still - the Curia will get their bonuses this year. And the Cardinal, his predecessor and his pals have apparently regained their popularity amongst the tithe-payers.
That's why I have finally lost my religion. Friday was my last day at the Council. Whilst I'm sad to leave, and I'll miss my team and my friends, I've lost all faith in the Church.
My new job is... well, let me think about what I can say about it ;-)