List of wealthiest religious organizations

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Organization Worth
(billion USD)
Country Religion Notes
Holy See (Vatican) NA (Not Available) [1]   Vatican City Christianity (Catholicism) Not available due to widespread properties globally.[2][3][4]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 100 worldwide Christianity One whistleblower estimated it at 200 billion.[5]
Catholic Church in Germany 26.0  Germany Christianity (Catholicism) [6]
Catholic Church in France 23.0  France Christianity (Catholicism) [7]
Catholic Church in Australia 20.5  Australia Christianity (Catholicism) [8]
Seventh-day Adventists 15.6  United States Christianity As of 1998[9]
Church of England 11.97  United Kingdom Christianity [10]
Trinity Church 6.0  United States Christianity [11][12][13]
Opus Dei (part of the Catholic Church) 2.0 worldwide Christianity (Catholicism) [14]
Catholic Church in the Philippines 2.0  Philippines Christianity (Catholicism) [15]
Church of Scientology 2.0  United States N/A [16][17]

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  1. ^ Guillen, Rafael (1994). The Vatican's Finances.
  2. ^ Walsh, Joe. "Vatican Owns Over 5,000 Properties Worldwide, It Reveals In First Disclosures On Its Real Estate Holdings". Forbes. Retrieved 2022-03-01.
  3. ^ "Catholic Church worth $30 billion nationally, investigation finds". ABC News. 2018-02-12. Retrieved 2022-03-01.
  4. ^ Posner, Gerald (2015). God's Bankers. Simon & Schuster.
  5. ^ Glader, Paul. "Mormon Church Stockpiled $100 Billion Intended for Charities and Misled LDS Members, Whistleblower.", Newsweek, December 17, 2019. Retrieved on March 11, 2021.
  6. ^ "Holy orders: Germany's Catholic Church counts its many financial blessings". www.handelsblatt.com. Retrieved May 18, 2020.
  7. ^ "French Catholic church has 700 million euros a year". Retrieved 2021-09-18.
  8. ^ Millar, Royce; Schneiders, Ben; Vedelago, Chris (February 12, 2018). "Catholic Church's massive wealth revealed". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  9. ^ GORMAN, TOM; LICHTBLAU, ERIC (13 August 1998). "Currents of Change Roil Seventh-day Adventists". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 7 October 2021. Retrieved 7 October 2021.
  10. ^ "Supporting the work and mission of the Church of England" (PDF). The Church of England. Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  11. ^ Margolies, Jane (February 8, 2019). "The Church With the $6 Billion Portfolio". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved September 29, 2020.
  12. ^ "New York's Trinity Church has a diverse investment portfolio worth $6 billion". www.christianpost.com. Retrieved September 29, 2020.
  13. ^ Widaman, Dwight (February 14, 2019). "With $6 billion, is this the richest church in America?". Metro Voice News. Retrieved September 29, 2020.
  14. ^ "Opus Dei sitting on fortune - Independent.ie". Independent.ie. Retrieved March 31, 2018.
  15. ^ Tiglao, Rigoberto (2 July 2018). "With its P100-B wealth, Church can feed 1M poor Filipinos daily, but it doesn't". The Manila Times. Retrieved August 1, 2020.
  16. ^ Tom Gjelten (March 26, 2015). "Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'". NPR.org.
  17. ^ Eric Thurm (March 30, 2015). "10 Things We Learned From Scientology Doc 'Going Clear'". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015.