Catholic Wealth & Spending Infographic
These discussions never seem to go away, so here’s something (hopefully) socially friendly to help discussions!
“Sell the Vatican, Feed the world” goes the urban legend. Here are a couple considerations for those who share this attitude.
To the statement “The Catholic church wastes billions of dollars on chairs and cathedrals when it could be feeding the poor,” a good response is to show what the Church does with the money, and to compare it to other big businesses.[getpin]http://www.pinterest.com/pin/419045940302997164/[endgetpin]
Sources (Accessed 3/2/2014):
Wiki List of Largest Companies by Revenue
Ehow.com Average Salary of a Catholic Priest
Rich Pastors & People’s Stupidity
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Catholic Charities USA Makes Top 10 in Philanthropy 100
Average Pay for Fulltime Southern Baptist/Staff Member
Is there a concise way to respond to criticisms of the Church’s Wealth
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