Thursday, January 19, 2012

Best-Paid Pastors Make Hundreds Of Thousands To Millions Of Dollars Annually

This is disgusting. Like eveything else in America, religion is big business:

Even before the recession, most spiritual leaders of small towns and big cities across the United States earned meager salaries, with annual pay for Catholic priests and imams ranging from $25,000 to $30,000 and the average Protestant pastor making $40,000 a year, according to a recent survey.

Yet, even in difficult times, some churches and pastors are soaring. While not a definite guide nor complete, HuffPost Religion has has compiled a slideshow of some of the best-paid pastors in America. For several, their high income comes not only from employment as pastors, but also from TV appearances, book sales and charity management.
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