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The Week Trending - Will Contactless Church Donations Work?

Are you giving up on using cash in favour of card payments? It seems this is having an impact on the...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:21 PM - 15 Feb 2019



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Week Trending - Will Contactless Church Donations Work?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:21 PM - 15 Feb 2019

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Are you giving up on using cash in favour of card payments?

It seems this is having an impact on the finances of the Catholic Church, who are not only experiencing a fall in the numbers of people attending mass, but also a decrease in cash donations.

As a result, five churches in Dublin are set to pilot contactless card machines, with other parishes expected to follow suit in the coming months.

Will it work? Can you imagine parishioners making donations by card in the middle of mass?

Eoghan McDermott and Geraldine Carton discussed this and some of the other stories making the news this week.

The Week Trending - Will Contactless Church Donations Work?

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