Charity as Industry

How the Church abandoned its mandate and outsourced its mission

The following comes from a June 10 Lepanto Institute article by Michael Hichborn:    Then Jesus approached and said to them, “All power in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. … [Read more...]

Another email for the L.A. archdiocese

The two-edged nature of charity

The following comes from a Jan. 14 email to Cal Catholic from one of its readers. Fiscal Year 2014-2015, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development provided a $40,000 grant to the Inland Empire Sponsoring Committee through the archdiocese of Los Angeles, The president of sponsoring committee [Rev. Michael Fronk] performs same-sex marriages. The president is the pastor … [Read more...]

Why do Catholic bishops attack opponents as nativists?

The following comes from an August 7 story on In March of 2013, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced that the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, which is the domestic anti-poverty agency of the U.S. bishops, approved special grants totaling nearly $1 million “to mobilize Catholics on behalf of comprehensive immigration reform and to prepare … [Read more...]