Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Michigan bishop suspends funding of Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Catholic World News - June 18, 2010

A Michigan bishop has temporarily suspended funding of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. “After consulting with a number of advisors, Bishop [Bernard] Hebda has decided that for this year (2010), while CCHD’s systems are under review, a donation will not automatically be sent to CCHD from funds donated through the Diocese of Gaylord’s Catholic Services Appeal Campaign,” said a diocesan spokesman.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our August expenses ($22,308 to go):
$35,000.00 $12,692.44
64% 36%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 4 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: Gregory108 - Jun. 19, 2010 1:42 AM ET USA

    Every bishop should be like this bishop! Every bishop should follow suit! There are large numbers of Catholic charities which help the poor instead of funding socialists, Marxists and revolutionaries. There are lots of Catholic charities that contibute according to Church teachings instead of contributing to groups that push abortive contraceptives and gay unions. When the CCHD cleans itself up, we can again contribute. Thank you, Bishop Hebda!

  • Posted by: lauriem5377 - Jun. 18, 2010 8:55 PM ET USA

    Thank you Bishop Hebda for assuring our money is not used to fund practices that violate the teachings of our Lord and church.

  • Posted by: extremeCatholic - Jun. 18, 2010 8:24 PM ET USA

    Expect donations to double now that parishioners know that it is not going to CHD grantees.

  • Posted by: opraem - Jun. 18, 2010 9:20 AM ET USA

    yeah, bernie!

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

In Iraq, the Pope has good reason to seek intervention, but fear unilateral US action 7 hours ago
As Catholic News Unfolds... August 19
An Iraqi archbishop's warning to the West August 19
The cause for beatification of Archbishop Romero: BBC botched the story August 19
Church Fathers: The Didache and the Epistle of Barnabas August 19

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
‘A real via crucis’: Pope Francis, patriarch plead on behalf of Iraq’s Christians CWN - August 8
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians in flight as Islamic State advances CWN - August 8