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IChing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 11:10 PM
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7. Book on line or at Amazon
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  -where/how did the Catholic Church get all that money ? JI7  Jul-16-07 11:01 PM   #0 
  - I would imagine they got the money from the parishioners. eom  varkam   Jul-16-07 11:02 PM   #1 
  - Kidding? Donations, every Sunday, for years and years. nt  babylonsister   Jul-16-07 11:03 PM   #2 
  - They don't pay much in taxes...  Scurrilous   Jul-16-07 11:07 PM   #3 
  - Some answers  Whoa_Nelly   Jul-16-07 11:08 PM   #4 
  - In the Spanish looting of the Americas, the hundreds of millions of  NCevilDUer   Jul-16-07 11:10 PM   #5 
  - Well, there were these "crusades" and such, for one thing...  IanDB1   Jul-16-07 11:10 PM   #6 
  - Book on line or at Amazon  IChing   Jul-16-07 11:10 PM   #7 
  - A lot comes from weekly donations, but the unspoken secret is...  LostInAnomie   Jul-16-07 11:11 PM   #8 
  - ok, i think that's it, the land ownership  JI7   Jul-16-07 11:13 PM   #10 
  - The church was founded by the apostle Peter.  onehandle   Jul-16-07 11:12 PM   #9 
  - Also, a lot of people that work for them do not get paid or  Disturbed   Jul-16-07 11:17 PM   #14 
     - i assume the priests and nuns don't really need or want salaries  JI7   Jul-16-07 11:22 PM   #16 
        - Priests don't take a vow of poverty (monks do) ; many live well n/t  splat   Jul-16-07 11:52 PM   #21 
  - It's not that much. ExxonMobil made $39 billion the last 3 months of 2006.  rug   Jul-16-07 11:15 PM   #11 
  - they own into Exxon and all the defense industries.  IChing   Jul-16-07 11:18 PM   #15 
  - The priests take a vow of poverty, they pay no taxes, a lot  The_Casual_Observer   Jul-16-07 11:15 PM   #12 
  - each parish has to pay its own debt (or dioses in this case)--Rome refuses  rodeodance   Jul-16-07 11:16 PM   #13 
  - Land, investments,fraud  MichiganVote   Jul-16-07 11:28 PM   #17 
  - Well, when you have a billion or so donors...  zehnkatzen   Jul-16-07 11:28 PM   #18 
  - From my mom and dad  proud2Blib   Jul-16-07 11:31 PM   #19 
  - Exactly and from my parents and grandparents as well.  mohinoaklawnillinois   Jul-16-07 11:38 PM   #20 
  - the pope picks up a few sheckels modeleling on the side too.  pepperbear   Jul-17-07 12:02 AM   #22 

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