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 ‚ÄĒ part of the practice of members giving 10 percent of their income ‚ÄĒ 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 ‚ÄĒ part of the practice of members giving 10 percent of their income ‚ÄĒ 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: ‚Äď Total tithes, offerings and special gifts: $10,680,023,357 ‚Äď Undesignated receipts: $8,911,796,522 ‚Äď Total receipts: $11,720,820,320" (churchexecutive.com)