Catholic-Funded Network Vows to Fight for ‘Right’ to Abortion

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by Michael Hichborn  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  September 27, 2022   

'Faith in Action' anti-life

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The Catholic Campaign for Human Development, the official anti-poverty program of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has given millions of dollars throughout the years to organizations that promote abortion, contraception, homosexuality and Marxism.

Each time the CCHD is caught handing funds to an organization acting in direct contravention of the Church's moral and social mission, the CCHD ignores or lies about the discovery.

This report will show that one of the CCHD's most favored organizations not only has a history of promoting grave immorality, but is currently working to enshrine access to abortion as a "woman's right." 

The pro-abortion organization is called Faith in Action. Formerly called the Pacific Institute for Community Organizing, FIA has 29 affiliate members, many of which receive hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. The CCHD granted it $500,000 in 2016 and has publicly praised FIA on several occasions.

Even after being presented with detailed facts regarding FIA's gravely immoral activities, CCHD produced an internal memo vigorously defending Faith in Action.

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But now, with CCHD's cash, CCHD's adulations, and with CCHD's ardent defense, Faith in Action has taken a formal position endorsing abortion as a "right," vowing to defend the "right" to abortion.

Faith in Action (FIA)

The CCHD has granted millions of dollars to affiliates of Faith in Action over the years.  Since 2016, in addition to the $500,000 strategic grant CCHD provided to the entire network, FIA organizations have collectively received $4,835,000! Currently, the CCHD is funding 14 affiliates of Faith in Action to the tune of $675,000:

  • Faith in Florida Miami-Dade Inc. — $25,000
  • Faith in Florida Hillsborough — $40,000
  • Faith in Action (Richmond, VA) — $60,000
  • Faith in Fresno — $25,000
  • Faith in San Joachin — $25,000
  • Faith in Camden County — $55,000
  • Inland Congregations United for Change — $50,000
  • Sacramento Area Congregations Together (ACT) — $50,000
  • Brockton Interfaith Community, Inc. — $55,000
  • Pioneer Valley Project, Inc. — $65,000
  • United Interfaith Action of Southeastern Massachusetts — $55,000
  • Granite State Organizing Project — $50,000
  • Niagara Organizing Alliance for Hope — $60,000
  • VOICE-Buffalo — $60,000

On the day of the Supreme Court's ruling on the Dobbs case, which overturned Roe v. Wade, Faith in Action took a formal position condemning the ruling, while vowing to "stand with women" — calling it "oppression" to deny a woman the right to murder her child through abortion.

To read the full article from the Lepanto Institute, click here.

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