Money & Membership - The German Pay to Pray Decree
German pay to pray decree for Catholics: no taxes, no sacraments
"The road to heaven is paved with more than good intentions for Germany's 24 million Catholics. If they don't pay their religious taxes, they will be denied sacraments, including weddings, baptisms and funerals." (read the full Associated Press article online.)
The cost of Church Membership in some countries in Europe is a wake-up call for many around the world.
This isn't just a "Catholic" issue. What will be the impact here?
Are we failing in our responsibilities to our churches?
Are "the few" carrying the cross for "the many"?