Monks’ charitable status challenged – Law & Religion UK

Posted April 12th, 2017 in alcohol abuse, charities, news by sally

‘Today, BBC Devon carried the story “Strip ‘violent wine’ monks of charity status, say secularists“; this states: “monks who make Buckfast tonic wine linked to violent crime in Scotland should be stripped of charitable status…The National Secular Society says the beverage made at Buckfast Abbey in Devon is harmful. Buckfast Abbey Trust does not pay tax on the income because it is a charity, which the society claims is an;abuse of the charitable system’”.’

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Law & Religion UK, 11th April 2017