Posts Tagged ‘Church tax’

Catholic church in Samoa accepts the new tax laws Comments 0

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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The Catholic Church and the Methodist Church in Samoa have said that they accept a new law requiring their ministers to pay tax. But at a recent general assembly, the leaders of the Congregational Christian Church (CCCS) said they would ignore the law. In a speech in parliament, the prime minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi praised the Read more

Thousands leave church in Germany Comments 0

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

About 160,000 Catholics left the Church in Germany last year. This is a decrease in the 180,000 who left in 2015. The Church is one of the organs of state in Germany and members must pay a church tax. Read more Related Posts:Number of German priest ordinations plummets to new lowGermany takes stock a year Read more