The Magna Carta, the Church-State Agreements and the Religious Freedom Act of 1980 consecrated the dominant position of the institution in Spain. The Church receives more than 11,000 million euros a year in various concepts, is still exempt from various taxes and there is no control over the money raised in its temples. The State pays the salary of bishops, priests, professors of religion and chaplains, supports the patrimonial temples and finances thousands of Catholic schools, hospitals and dispensaries.

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