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Planet Money: An Economic Makeover For The Catholic Church
Originally published on Fri March 1, 2013 9:08 pm
The Catholic Church is not a corporation. It's a religion, a cultural force, and a global power. Still, one of the things the new Pope will have to deal with is a classic business mess — a multi-billion dollar conglomerate that has stumbled and is losing money and relevance.
On today's show, experts (including a priest with a Harvard MBA) tell us what the church needs to do to turn things around.