USCCB to Discuss Future of Controversial Catholic Campaign for Human Development

The United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) is set to hold its Spring 2024 Plenary Assembly June 12-14 in Louisville, Kentucky, where they will discuss the future of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) and the approval of a new case of canonization, among other issues. Although the agenda for the assembly is … Read more

Goodbye and Good Riddance to CCHD Czar

The director of the USCCB’s Catholic Campaign for Human Development resigned this month, as anti-poverty program faces questions regarding its financial management and ongoing viability. Ralph McCloud, who began leading the CCHD in 2008, resigned earlier this month, USCCB spokesperson Chieko Noguchi confirmed to The Pillar Monday. RELATED: Lepanto Institute’s Reports on CCHD Corruption “After … Read more

Lepanto Institute Exposé Results in USCCB Cutting-Off Funding to Extremism Group

“[Lori Hawkins] is kind of an extremist… [She’s] 100% in favor of and total acceptance of all of those things, and the person that’s writing all these things is pushing the very things the diocese is rejecting,” said Father Gerry Hessel of St. Mark Catholic Church in Kenosha. “These things” that Father Hessel is talking … Read more

Catholic-Funded Organization Prayed to Demons

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) persistently claims to thoroughly review each grant applicant and that it never provides funds to organizations that act against Catholic moral or social teaching. Most recently, Bp. Timothy Senior, the current chairman of the CCHD subcommittee, told his brother bishops that the reports of the Lepanto Institute on … Read more

Lepanto Institute Just Sent This Message Regarding CCHD to all U.S. Bishops

A Plea to the Catholic Bishops of the United States Dear Excellency/Eminence, For the last 15 years, I have been alerting you to the fact that the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) regularly provides funding to organizations that act directly against Catholic moral and social teachings. We have profiled hundreds of CCHD-funded organizations that … Read more

Campaign for Human Development Grantee Collects Pornographic LGBTQ Books for Minors at Youth Center

Over the years, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development has provided grants to the organization called Congregations United to Serve Humanity (CUSH).  From 2012-2018, the CCHD provided a total of $202,000 to CUSH, after which time it hadn’t received a grant again until the 2021-2022 grants cycle.  The recently published CCHD grants list for 2021-2022 … Read more

Catholic Campaign for Human Development Closes all Communication, Refuses to Answer Questions

Over the weekend, the Lepanto Institute received a letter from Bishop Timothy Senior, current chairman of the subcommittee for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), slamming the door on any discussion regarding serious concerns related to CCHD grantees while refusing to publish the most recent grants list.  Despite the CCHD’s vigorous commitment to “operate … Read more

USCCB Condemns Transgenderism But Takes No Action Against Funding LGBT Agenda

This past November, the Lepanto Institute published a highly detailed report on organizations receiving funding from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the official anti-poverty program of the U.S. Conference of Catholics Bishops. Despite repeated claims that the CCHD “never” funds organizations that promote grave moral evils, like abortion, contraception, etc., the Lepanto Institute’s report … Read more

Bishops Fund Enemies of Christ

The Lepanto Institute published a highly detailed report profiling sixty-six organizations receiving funding from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD, the official anti-poverty program of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). The report indicates in its findings that 30.8% of the CCHD’s granted organizations for FY 2020-2021 are in violation of CCHD … Read more

Yet Another Example Of Corruption In The USCCB’s Campaign for Human Development (CCHD)

  The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), which is the official anti-poverty program of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has given millions of dollars over the years to organizations that promote abortion, contraception, homosexuality and Marxism. And each time the CCHD is caught handing funds to an organization acting in direct … Read more