Free Republic 3rd Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $78,010
88%  
Woo hoo!! And now less than $10k to go and only $1.2k to the yellow!! We can do this. Thank you all very much!! God bless.

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  • Catholic Fund Cuts Off Aid Over Groups’ Affiliations

    07/05/2012 1:36:53 PM PDT · by Coleus · 14 replies
    NY Times ^ | 04.05.12 | DAN FROSCH
    For three years now, Compañeros, a small nonprofit organization in rural southwestern Colorado, has received thousands of dollars from the Roman Catholic Church to help poor Hispanic immigrants with basic needs including access to health care and guidance on local laws. But in February, the group was informed by a representative from the Diocese of Pueblo that its financing from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, an arm of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops devoted to ending poverty, was in danger. The problem, the diocesan liaison explained, was Compañeros’s membership in an immigrant rights coalition that had joined...