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    Quote Originally Posted by One Bad Pig View Post
    It's also one of the largest groups in the world.
    True, but it seems as though you include the personal net worth of each Catholic. I would not do that. That is not what I meant.

    I'm guessing it was mostly given to them, like any other church. They've had a couple thousand years of collections, after all.
    Come to think of it, I'm quite foggy on how much of the claimed wealth of the Church, not including the aggregate personal wealth of the membership, there is in physical possessions such as the Sistine Chapel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Truthseeker View Post
    True, but it seems as though you include the personal net worth of each Catholic. I would not do that. That is not what I meant.
    That's not what I meant either. It is not surprising that larger organizations have more wealth, since they have a broader support base.
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