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Squandered bequest?

From Mr Laurence Young

Sir, - It seems a sad irony that the single largest part of the very generous legacy of Hazel Jones-Olszewski to St Davids diocese (£1.5 million out of £2.6 million) will be used to give its congregations something of a "precept holiday": a move that will merely reduce the motivation of those congregations to maintain or increase their own generosity of giving.

You report ( News, 8 August) that Mrs Jones-Olszewski wanted her bequest to be used ...

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