New director for British bishops’ charity had defended contraception, gay unions
November 23, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: CAFOD, the official overseas charity of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, has appointed a new director whose past work has included promotion of condom use and criticism of Catholic teaching on contraception. Christine Allen has also approved calls for acceptance of same-sex marriage. The board of CAFOD issued a statement that Allen “has satisfied the Trustees that she will uphold Catholic teaching and values.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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Posted by: Jim Hanink -
Nov. 23, 2018 7:34 PM ET USA
CAFOD should require that Christine Allen publicly reject her past remarks opposed to Catholic teaching and values. Absent such a statement, it would be more prudent, and prophetic, to give to groups within the Church that are not compromised, whether by commission or omission.