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The movement for disestablishing religion, or removing the power of government to determine church preference, began with the American Revolution.
People said you can't possibly disestablish a church in Wales, it's like disestablishing a church in Yorkshire or Cornwall or somewhere.
Bishop Hollower said if any of the church buildings are deemed surplus to the diocese, they will be sold with the funds split in half: one half at the discretion of the bishop and the final wardens of the disestablishing parish and the other, in the diocese's Church Development Fund, to be used under the discretion of the executive committee of the diocese.
I think it's perfectly possible to amend the act without disestablishing the Church of England.
Sweden is heading toward disestablishing its Lutheran state church, a move a top official of the Church of Sweden says is "inevitable" in advanced Western nations.