- Trinity Church in Manhattan Is Split on How to Spend Its Wealth
The parish’s $2 billion in assets have become an issue in the historic congregation, which has been racked by infighting in recent years over whether the church should be spending more money to help the poor and spread the faith, in New York and around the world. (NYT)
- Many German Christians quit church to avoid tax
“Social-Democrats and Liberals invented this tax a hundred years ago in order to make the people pay for their church, not only the patrons or the king or the Kaiser,” he says. “It was invented to democratize the church." (Marketplace.org)
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