Top 15 Richest Churches In The World 2021
What are the world’s richest churches today?.
Here is a comprehensive list of 15 of the wealthiest churches in the entire world ranked from the richest church in the universe to the 15th wealthiest church worldwide with respect to each church’s Net Worth.
Richest churches in the world have a net worth of billions of dollars and they own large lands in different countries, gold and properties that accumulate to billions of money.
The world has quite a huge number of well established churches but not all of these churches make billions every year.
If you have ever wanted to know what the richest, largest and most wealthy churches in the world are, then you are in the right place.
As of this year, the world’s richest church is the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter – Day Saints. The American church is currently the wealthiest church in the world closely followed by the Catholic Church – Vatican City.
Below is the list of the richest churches in the world today, ranked by net worth.
Net Worth are in USD (United States Dollars).
Richest Churches In The World:
1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter – Day Saints
The richest church in the world is Church of Jesus Christ of Latter – Day Saints.
The church was founded by Joseph Smith back in April 1830 in Fayette, New York, United States.
The headquarters for the non-trinitarian church is in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter – Day Saints Net Worth: 75 Billion Dollars (estimate).
2. Catholic Church Vatican City
The Catholic Church is currently the 2nd richest religious organizations in the world.
The Catholic Church in Vatican City is one of the oldest and largest religious institutions in the world today.
Catholic Church Vatican City Net Worth: 35 Billion Dollars (estimate).
3. Catholic Church – Germany
Taking the third place as the wealthiest church in the world is the Germany church known as Catholic Church Germany.
In Germany, almost 35% of the population is Catholic and Christians in the country take about 65%.
The Catholic Church in Germany Net Worth: 25 Billion Dollars (estimate).
4. Catholic Church – Australia
The Catholic Church in Australia is the fourth richest church in the entire world.
It is the leading religious organizations in Australia and the church is also the biggest non-government provider of welfare and education services in Australia.
The Catholic Church in Australia Net Worth: 20 Billion Dollars (estimate).
5. Church of England
The Church of England is the richest religious organization in the U.K and currently the 5th wealthiest churches in the world.
The church of England has almost 100 million followers and it operates in over 150 countries in the world.
The Church of England Net Worth: 17.4 Billion Dollars (estimate).
6. Opus Dei
Founded in 1928 in Spain. The Opus Dei which is part of the Catholic Church holds the sixth position of the richest religious organization in the world.
7. Church of Scientology
The Church of Scientology
which has its headquarters in Gilman Hot Springs, California, United States, is the seventh richest church in the world.
The church was founded in December 1953.
8. Episcopalian Church
The Episcopal Church is a member church of the worldwide Anglican Communion founded in 1785.
The Episcopal Church is considered the 14th largest denomination in America today.
9. Free Masonry
The Freemasonry which was started back in the year 1717 is the world’s 9th wealthiest religious institution.
10. The Kenneth Copeland Ministry
The Kenneth Copeland Ministry is owned by Kenneth Max Copeland, he is an American televangelist.
The church was started in September 1967, it is now one of the largest ministries in the USA.
11. Protestant Church of Germany
The eleventh richest church in the world is The Evangelical Church in Germany.
The Germany religious institution is among the largest ministries in the country.
12. Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
The Catholic Church (Cathédrale Notre-Dame) in Paris is considered the most beautiful church in the world.
Notre Dame is one of the oldest buildings in the city of Paris that attracts tourists from all over the world.
13. World Evangelical Alliance
Founded in 1846, The World Evangelical Alliance is among the wealthiest churches in the world this year.
Established in 1992, the Porvoo Communion is also one of the wealthiest churches of the world today.
15. Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart located in the University of Notre Dame Indiana is the fifteenth richest church ministry in the world.
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Notre Dame, Indiana, is a catholic church located on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.
Currently, the world’s richest and most wealthy religious organizations are as ranked above.
Those are the top 15 most wealthy churches in the entire world.