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Insight: Mormon Church Made Wealthy by Donations

posted on August 14, 2012

Writing for Reuters, Peter Henderson estimates that the LDS Church receives $6 billion in tithes from Americans alone, thought the church “appears to be decreasing transparency and member control of donations.” He cites University of Tampa sociologist Ryan Cragun, who says, “Most of the revenue of the religion is from the U.S., and a large percentage comes from an elite cadre of wealthy donors, like Mitt Romney.”

Read at Reuters