Catholic Business Leaders Hold Back Donation to Vatican Amid Church Crisis

im-25150Source: The Wall Street Journal

By Ian Lovett

The crisis in the Roman Catholic Church is hitting the Vatican’s bank account.

Legatus: Ambassadors for Christ in the Marketplace, an organization of Catholic business leaders, sent a letter to members Thursday saying it would be placing its annual tithe in escrow for now, rather than sending it to Rome. About $820,000 will be placed in escrow, according to a Legatus official.

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