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(RNS) The cascade of church closings has begun. There were three Roman Catholic churches shuttered last week in Bridgeport, Conn., and among mainline Protestant churches across the nation, it’s one sad demise at a time. Most recently: the Episcopal cathedral in Wilmington, Del. It’s always the same scenario: expensive building and declining membership, inadequate financial […]