Skip to comments.Question for the Day Sparked by Thoughts of the Upcoming CCHD Collection
Posted on 11/10/2012 10:15:53 AM PST by NYer
In view of the information below about the U.S. bishops' domestic "charity," the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), I have a question:
Who is more zealous about winning souls?
The prince of this world or the U.S. bishops?
IT'S BAAACK...ANNUAL COLLECTION FOR CCHD -NOVEMBER 17-18
In about ten days, most dioceses in the United States will take up the annual collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. For years, researchers have demonstrated that a large portion of the collection goes to Alinskyite community organizing groups that advance abortion, contraception, same-sex activity, and cultural Marxism. In 2010 the controversy alarmed at least ten bishops enough to withdraw from the collection. But since then it appears to be back to business as usual. That is a particularly sobering thought in view of this week's election considering that it was a CCHD grant that gave the most pro-abortion politiician in history his start. (Thank you, bishops.)
Officials at CCHD continue to claim that changes have been made in the collection to correct all the abuses, (No problemo, amigos.), but, in a recent report, American Life League demonstrated that dozens of groups that support intrinsic evils and violate the bishops' own guidelines continue to receive millions in funding. In fact the 2011-2012 grantee period shows that grants to evil organizations more than doubled in amount from the previous year. So much for correcting abuses. Here's the summary from the report:
27 of the 192 grantees currently funded by CCHD are directly involved in activities contrary to Church teaching. In addition, 45 are actively involved in coalitions promoting such activities.
- The total number of grantees in violation of CCHD grant guidelines is 72, or 37 percent.
- Two additional grantees are included in the report due to the actions of their leaders, bringing the total number of grantees profiled to 74.
- The total amount granted to offending groups is $2,889,500, which is an increase of $1,026,500 from the amount granted to offending groups in 2010–2011.
- Thus, 38 percent of the $7,658,500 granted by CCHD in 2011–2012 went to grantees in violation of CCHD guidelines.
Wasn’t it being corrected?
Looks like I won’t be contributing...
This is why I do not give to either the CCHD and Catholic Charities and I give, like many hear, a sizeable percenage of my income away.
Won’t be giving to CCHD again this year.
The Bishops who run the CCHD campaign in their diocese usually combine it with another good cause or two and then take a cut of the revenue. The dumb cows in the pews dont know anything, and although they have internet access they usually email each other about a things like a Jesus figure showing up in a potato spud or how America has enough food to feed the world(not speaking of logistics and shipping/money probelms) or how hand sanitizer can cure and prevent aids.
I was just going to post this, glad I checked first.
Are you accusing Bishops of being dishonest? Would you please supply proof of your accusations? Or are these just your opinions?
I pray that you know what happens to those who speak ill of others.
For the past week, I have been unable to use the search "title" feature on FR. The search "keyword" feature works but that does not help with the titles. Have you had the same problem?
FR has been slow for the past couple of years, I have high speed internet and it takes forever to do anything on the FR, search, post, etc. To find links, I usually use google, there is a way to look for words in any website.
ROFLOL! Don’t know about the taking a cut business but the description of what Catholics do on the internet is ON TARGET. I love it. ROFLOL.