Catholic Relief Services confirms it is funding two more pro-abort groups February 21, 2013Posted by tantamergo in Abortion, contraception, Dallas Diocese, disaster, error, General Catholic, horror, scandals, secularism, sickness, Society.
No debate this time, even Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has confirmed they are funding these Mexican pro-abort groups, but CRS is making the rather amazing claim that just because these groups have called for more liberal abortion lawas in Mexico, that doesn’t make them pro-abort:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the U.S. bishops’ international development agency, has funded at least two organizations in Mexico that LifeSiteNews has verified as opposing pro-life constitutional amendments and supporting the provision of abortion by the government.
The funding of the groups has been confirmed in an e-mail received by LifeSiteNews.com from CRS Director of Communications John Rivera.
The two pro-abortion groups that have received CRS backing in Mexico are the Fray Bartolome de las Casas Human Rights Center (FRAYBA), and the Center for Reflection and Action on Labor Issues (CEREAL), both of which are currently advertised as “partners” on CRS’s own website.
However, when asked by LifeSiteNews.com, Rivera refused to answer whether CRS was funding other pro-abortion organizations in Mexico, such as the “All Rights for Everyone” National Network of Civil Human Rights Organizations (TDT).
He also refused a request asking for a complete list of organizations funded or supported by CRS in Latin America and worldwide. [Now, why in the world would a Church charity funded by donations from pious souls refuse to allow those souls to know how their money is being spent?]
Rivera admitted to LifeSiteNews.com that CRS has known about the two groups’ signatures on a declaration advocating the legalization of abortion since 2009, but continued to fund them at the time, because they claimed that “they neither advocate for nor condone abortion in any way.” Rivera did not say, however, if the groups admitted promoting the legalization of abortion and its provision by the government, as well as opposing pro-life state constitutional amendments, all of which LifeSiteNews.com has documented.
There is much more at the link.
How many pro-abort or pro-contracept groups is CRS funding? It’s well over a dozen now, isn’t it? And I’m sure that is just the tip of the iceberg – as LifeSiteNews notes, CRS is now trying to hide the identies of those they fund. Such forthrightness!
As I’ve counseled for years, I would not give one dime to either Catholic Relief Services or Catholic Charities. Give to the Cardinal Kung Foundation, instead.