Posts Tagged ‘CCHD’

CCHD is making progress in funding, but problems persist: Watchdogs

by Dustin Siggins CHAMPAIGN, IL, November 22, 2013 ( – Critics are saying, while the latest round of grants from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development seem to be an improvement, problems persist. Most recently, the University of Illinois’ YMCA chapter has lost $60,000 in funding from…

CCHD denied 9 groups $300,000 in grants over same-sex ‘marriage’ stance

by Ben Johnson CHICAGO, October 29, 2013 ( – Catholics are praising a decision by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the official domestic aid agency of the U.S. bishops, to withhold grants from an affiliate that endorsed marriage redefinition. The Illinois Coalition for Immigration…

Author of Soros-funded CCHD defense stands by report despite bevy of omissions and errors

by Michael Hichborn, American Life League June 24, 2013 ( - On June 11, the liberal organization Faith in Public Life published a report attacking the investigative work of the Reform CCHD Now coalition, which has worked for nearly three years now to promote a thoroughgoing top-down reform of the U.S. Bishops’ Catholic…

Poverty Education and Outreach Manager - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (Washington, DC)

POVERTY EDUCATION AND OUTREACH MANAGER Public Relations, FT EmployeeUnited States Conference of Catholic Bishops (Washington, DC)The Poverty Education and Outreach Manager provides education and outreach on the mission and activities of the Catholic Ca…

CCHD grants still going to pro-abortion, anti-family groups, says coalition of Catholic leaders

by Patrick B. Craine WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 13, 2012 ( – The U.S. Bishops’ domestic anti-poverty arm still needs major reforms before Catholics can safely donate, says a coalition of 24 pro-life and Catholic organizations as the Ca…

Pro-Life Groups Praise ‘Real Reform’ at Chicago CCHD

By Patrick B. Craine CHICAGO, Illinois ( — Pro-life groups are rallying behind the Chicago branch of the Catholic Campaign Human Development (CCHD), praising the organization for instituting real reform that they say should be taken as an example by CCHD nationwide. CCHD, the U.S. bishops’ domestic anti-poverty program, has come under intense fire in [...]

Report: Almost 50 CCHD-funded organizations linked to activities opposed to Catholic teaching

Almost 50 organizations funded by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development “remain involved in activities directly opposed to Catholic moral and social teachings,” according to a June 1 statement by Reform CCHD Now. The coalition announced that a detailed report documenting these activities has been mailed to every bishop and diocesan pro-life director in the [...]

Reports of CCHD Malfeasance Sent Directly to Bishops Before Upcoming Meeting

WASHINGTON, (MetroCatholic) -The Reform CCHD Now coalition (RCN) announced today that detailed reports on the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) were recently sent to each bishop and diocesan pro-life director in the U.S. These reports document problems that have yet to be addressed by the CCHD, regarding the nature [...]

Catholic Cultural Diversity Network Convocation to Dialogue about Challenges of Unity in Diversity

WASHINGTON DC (MetroCatholic) - Three hundred church leaders —bishops, priests, religious and laity—from all ethnic and cultural families and walks of life will gather May 6-8, at the University of Notre Dame for the Catholic Cultural Diversity Network Convocation (CCDNC). This event coincides with tenth anniversary of Encuentro 2000, the Millennial Jubilee multicultural celebration. It [...]

U.S. Bishops Offer Prayers, Assistance for Victims of Earthquake in Chile

WASHINGTON DC (MetroCatholic) - Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, expressed prayers for all victims of the recent earthquake in Chile in a March 1 letter to Bishop Alejandro Goi?, Karmeli?, President of the Chilean bishops’conference.             “I write to assure you of my prayers and those [...]

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