That my friend, would be illegal. People left huge amounts of wealth to the Church to be used for good purposes, not to pay for an angry mob bankruptcy that's out of all proportion.Why not just take it from them? Starting with the Christian Brothers INCLUDING the assets transferred to the Edmund Rice Schools Trust recently in order that the CB can turn around to the tame monkeys in Fianna Fail and plead 'an bheal bocht'.
All very honest and christian I am sure.
I'm aware of how many problems the church has as it keeps publishing them in a book they call the bible.That my friend, would be illegal. People left huge amounts of wealth to the Church to be used for good purposes, not to pay for an angry mob bankruptcy that's out of all proportion.
The Church has lots of other problems to deal with; not just the child abuse scandal.
The Major property holdings of the Catholic Church are listed in the following table. The property investments are divided into visible property holdings and hidden property holdings.
Figures obtained here
One can trace back the hoarding of wealth by the Catholic Church for selfish ends to its early history. We need only read Geoffrey Chaucer’s magnum opus “The Canterbury Tails” written around the 1380’s wherein he details churchmen who con and deceive the common folk into emptying their pockets and spending their last farthings for the benefit of the church and its officers.