In order to conciliate his angry parishioners, Roman Catholic archbishop of Atlanta said Saturday that he will sell a $2.2 million mansion just three months after he moved in. Archbishop Wilton Gregory announced the decision following a closed-door meeting with members of several church councils at his headquarters north of Atlanta. He publicly apologized Monday for building the Tudor-style residence and will move out in early May.
Gregory told The Associated Press after the meeting “I have decided to sell the Habersham property and invest the proceeds from that sale into the needs of the Catholic community,”
I personally have no problem with a wealthy pastor, preachers, bishop etc… However if your church members are struggling then any extra’s should go to them first. Money should also be shared with the community that surrounds the church, temple etc…. It is time for our churches to give back the way the Lord meant for them to fo.