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Does the United States Government "own" the churches?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:45 PM on Nov. 17, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Umm I would hope not. Why do you ask? :-)

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:46 PM on Nov. 17, 2009

  • I said that above thing, opps, I clicked the annon button LOL

    Answer by anklebitr at 11:48 PM on Nov. 17, 2009

  • None that I am aware of. Most are owned by their congregations or larger governing bodies, if you mean their actual physical addresses. It would be unconstitutional to have it be otherwise. That is what the separation of Church and State is about.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:32 AM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • Why are you stiring up trouble? What does it matter to you any way?

    Answer by teamquinn at 1:35 AM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • if you have a problem with the question teamquin feel free to skip them. your response seems to be a little bit of a stir as well. That is fine, but please stir your own pot before coming to my kettle

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:41 AM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • Just like they own really there is no state church or church of the United States

    Answer by OneToughMami at 3:15 AM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • nope. i am good friends with a pastor of a church. It took a while for him to get his church going but after 10 years they now own their own building and all done by donations from the community (those who go to the church)

    Answer by New2Florida at 2:54 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

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