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Time for the Religious to Pay Their Fair Share

NJPatriot Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 1:53 PM
I'm in a bad spot myself now and disabled and I thank my fellow parishoners for helping me. I do things to try and pass it on as well. We can 't let the government control us. I am not eager to see furture Christians forced back into the "catacombs". If we believe in charity and justice, then we should be willing to fund these things ourselves our way. That includes paying the cost of incarcerating criminals rather than executing them. Government had destroyed charity in many ways What happened to the Catholic orphanges. Now with over 55 million abortions, we've reached a death toll of which Mao Tse Tung would be proud
There is a movement underway in Europe to remove the tax exemptions churches have enjoyed for centuries.

In Spain and Italy this attempt is being broadly pursued, while in Britain it is being done piecemeal.

For example, in Spain and Italy the special tax status of churches and their ministries are being openly targeted by political leaders who want to get their hands into church coffers.

Ricardo Rubio, a city councilman in Alcala de Henares, Spain, says he, and those who share his view, “want to make a statement that the costs of the...