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We all know that Mitt Romney is rich, but just how much does his church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, get within a year? Oh, just about $7 billion. You know, about the size of the entire Moldova's entire gross domestic product. The figure comes from a Reuters report wherein the news organization, alongside sociologist Ryan Cragun, examined church records to estimate which is derived from tithes â€” part of the practice of members giving 10 percent of their income â€” and "other donations."...
The article that SA has up looks good and there also appears to be more too it, but I can get to see the other pages. It has some interesting links on its first page, however. You also might like to look over this article, which I do believe you won't have any problem in seeing in its entirety, How the Mormons Make Money
"to estimate which is derived from tithes â€” part of the practice of members giving 10 percent of their income â€” and "other donations."
Well at least they obey God in tithe!
Compares with... SBC "Total tithes, offerings and special gifts received in Southern Baptist churches totaled $10.68 billion, a decline of $153 million from 2009, but again with a state convention not asking churches for this information. Impacted categories and their 2010 totals include: â€“ Total tithes, offerings and special gifts: $10,680,023,357 â€“ Undesignated receipts: $8,911,796,522 â€“ Total receipts: $11,720,820,320" (churchexecutive.com)