Bishops Join Forces with Social Justice Warriors to Prop Up Scandal-Plagued Charity

Catholic bishops have thrown a lifeline to the domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic Church, dismissing revelations of financial scandals and calls for its closure.

At a closed-door executing meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on June 13 in Louisville, Kentucky, a majority of prelates demonstrated unwavering support for the controversy-ridden Catholic Campaign for Human Development.

“In all the discussions, the bishops’ ongoing commitment to the vital work of fighting poverty was clear,” Archbishop Timothy Broglio, the group’s president, said at a press conference. The CCHD was “initially told to spend down their resources. Unfortunately, they did that better than perhaps was desirable.”

“There were many very supportive comments made in favor of retaining CCHD. It was a pleasant surprise,” commented Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, an LGBTQ+ advocate and a member of the bishops’ subcommittee for the CCHD.

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