These discussions never seem to go away, so here’s something (hopefully) socially friendly to help discussions! “Sell the Vatican, Feed the world” goes the urban legend. Here are a couple considerations for the secular world in general and non-Catholic Christians who share this attitude.
To the statement “The Catholic church wastes billions of dollars on chairs and cathedrals when it could be feeding the poor,” a good response is to show what the Church does with the money, and to compare it to other big businesses.
See the full infographic here on CatholicViral