Posts Tagged ‘church property’

Church property tax in Jerusalem: no way! Comments 0

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Church leaders in Jerusalem have reacted strongly to paying church property tax. Churches have been exempt from paying property tax for centuries. “The civil authorities have always recognised and respected the great contribution of the Christian churches, which invest billions in building schools, hospitals, and homes, many for the elderly and disadvantaged in the Holy Read more

Anglican Church for sale in Point Chevalier Comments 0

Monday, February 20th, 2017

A 99-year-old church for sale in Point Chevalier has a multi-million dollar CV. The Church of the Ascension in Point Chevalier, which closed for worship in July, was put on the market earlier this month. The 2004sqm Dignan St section has three buildings including the church, a vicarage and church hall. Continue reading Related Posts:Historic Waihi Read more

Church sells Silverdale land Comments 0

Friday, August 9th, 2013

The Diocese of Auckland is selling a 1.1643ha site in Silverdale. The Diocese has owned the site since 1999 when it purchased a 22.245ha farm. The General manager of the Diocese, Kerry Coleman, said the land was purchased with the long term strategy of accommodating future Catholic primary and secondary schools and a parish centre. Read more

Overdue Vatican-Israeli accord nearing agreement Comments 0

Friday, February 1st, 2013

A long-overdue diplomatic agreement between the Vatican and Israel is finally near completion, according to a senior Israeli negotiator. The Vatican-Israeli accord, under negotiation since 1993, is intended to establish the juridical rights of the Catholic Church in Israel. The agreement also covers the issue of expropriating Church property for infrastructure purposes, with a reported Read more

Selling Catholic Church property to those of other Faiths Comments 1

Friday, October 5th, 2012

I have previously written about the Catholic Church’s need to be realistic about its property needs — in terms of schools, churches and presbyteries. If a property is no longer needed or the revenue generated from its sale would be a better use of the asset, assuming it’s not going to be disproportionately detrimental to Read more