Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) Responds to Pro-Life Critics

Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) Responds to Pro-Life Critics
by Deal Hudson

With its annual collection coming up this Sunday, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development is fighting back against the organized effort encouraging Catholics to ignore the collection.

CCHD’s woes began last year, when its grants to ACORN were terminated following the allegations of voter fraud and embezzlement brought against them during the 2008 election.

Since then, a growing number of other CCHD grantees have been found to advocate either abortion, but the organization has not been unresponsive to the criticism.

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I cannot believe that the Bishops in charge did not know what they were doing. The goals of these organisations are published on their websites for anyone to view. Pope Paul VI stated in 1972 “The smoke of Satan in the Temple of God.”

vatican.va/holy_father/paul_vi/homilies/1972/documents/hf_ p-vi_hom_19720629_it.html In this document, you will find the words: «da qualche fessura sia entrato il fumo di Satana nel tempio di Dio». “il fumo di Satana nel tempio di Dio” IS translated to “the smoke of Satan in the Temple of God.”
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I was appalled at uncharitable and untruthful words of the CCHD officials’ own letter, and they didn’t receive anything from me today except a coupon.

Even so, I prayed today that any monies collected for these secular ‘community organizing’ schemes might in some small way come to actually help poor people rather than enrich and empower the leftist organizers.

Our bishops should publicly disband the CCHD.

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