Millionaire buys paintings so church can keep them

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CANTERBURY, England (RNS/ENInews) A self-effacing multimillionaire has become a local hero after buying a series of 17th-century religious paintings and then donating them back to the Church of England in a bid to help boost art tourism. Jonathan Ruffer, 59, paid 15 million pounds (about $21.3 million) for a series of paintings of the biblical […]

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