posted on Mar, 3 2013 @ 02:21 PM
reply to post by borracho
Business Insider: One of the top landholders in the world, I'll give you that. However, I think an institution that has existed for almost 2,000
years, and had people giving it land for all that time would be hard pressed NOT to be one of the largest landholders in the world. Your difficulty is
in showing that that is somehow evil. Contrast what the Catholic Church does with the Mormon Church, who built a 2 billion dollar shopping mall in
Salt Lake City, and spent less in charitable giving over the course of two decades that Catholic Charities USA spends in one year.
Time: That article is from 1965
FOXNews: The "German porn" thing is a lot of bluster about very little, and the church has since divested itself of it (see: