Christmas Campaign: Financial Insights
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Just the way the German Church likes it. The article is heartbreaking...

"If an individual is registered as a Catholic in Germany, an additional 8-9% of their income tax goes to the Church. The only way they can stop paying the tax is to make an official declaration renouncing their membership, after which they are no longer allowed to receive the sacraments or a Catholic burial."

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Just the way the German Church likes it. The article is heartbreaking...

"If an individual is registered as a Catholic in Germany, an additional 8-9% of their income tax goes to the Church. The only way they can stop paying the tax is to make an official declaration renouncing their membership, after which they are no longer allowed to receive the sacraments or a Catholic burial."

Are policies like that IN ANY WAY, reflective of the Church that Christ founded? Notice... an additional 8-9% of their GROSS income goes to the Church. Additional means on top of the 14 to 42% Federal income tax AND the Value Added Tax AND the 5.5% solidarity surcharge tax.

This is why the German Church is so wealthy. They bleed the parishioners white just like the government does.