The Church of England adopts Apple Pay to accept donations from the iPhone

The Church of England adopts Apple Pay to accept donations from the iPhone

Normally you wait for banks and chain stores to adopt Apple Pay and thus contribute to the growth of users of the platform, but I have to admit that the last thing I imagined was that the Church of England confirmed that they have started accepting donations using Apple Pay .

SALISBURY, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 14: A view of Salisbury Cathedral on September 14, 2016 in Salisbury, England. Salisbury Cathedral, alongside a handful of other English cathedrals, is rare in having its own Works Department. It consists of a multi-disciplined team of artisans with expertise in many fields. It currently offers a stonemasonry apprenticeship which allows the traditional skills to be passed on whilst also gaining recognised qualifications. Since 1986 the cathedral has been running a continuous major repair programme and although work has been completed in several key areas, such as the spire, there is still a great deal of work to be done. The cathedral celebrated its 750th anniversary in 2008 and these works will ensure that it stays in good repair for centuries to come. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

The religious organization has implemented it in 16,000 churches in the United Kingdom, to move from throwing coins in the donation boxes to directly bringing our iPhone and making a donation after entering the amount of money we want to give. The system was being tested in 40 churches since last summer.

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The ecclesiastics do not take this as a joke, much less: the Anglican church receives more than 580 million pounds (almost 664 million euros at current exchange rate) annually from its parishioners and businesses, and was getting uneasy when they saw that they were increasingly plus the believers who did not have cash when they entered the churches.

We will have to see how all believers get used to this system. But even in the churches are adopting Apple Pay and little by little the platform appears even in payments of large items , in business they run out of arguments to do so. As long as there are integrated banks , of cour