Misuse of resources in religion

Other Names:
Luxury in organized religion
Religious pomp
Hypocritical advocacy of poverty by religions
Immodest religious lifestyles

In 1994 after criticism from both inside and outside the church, a German bishop abandoned plans to move into a villa worth DM1 million, acquired for her by the church and for which she would have paid DM1,800 per month. The issue flared up at the height of attacks on the levying of church tax.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST