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(VIDEO) Listen to the Lives of Ordinary Catholics

The president of Catholics for Choice, explores the political power and hierarchy of the Catholic Church, pointing to three questions on which to evaluate the Bishops’ lobbying efforts and policy recommendations.

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Catholic League Uses Mother Teresa’s Birthday as a Media Ploy…and Fundraising Scheme

In honor of Mother Teresa’s 100th Birthday, the Catholic League is throwing a protest.  Awwww…you shouldn’t have.

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Seeing is Believing: Questions about Faith-Based Organizations Involved in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment

For many years, faith-based health providers have received enormous sums of money from both state-based and private entities to provide healthcare services. More recently, that healthcare has included treatment for people living with HIV and AIDS. Unfortunately, many of these providers do not provide a full range of preventative care, especially advice on the use of and access to condoms to prevent the spread of HIV. Too few people have questioned whether the faith-based groups’ use of those funds is as effective as it might be. This report raises some of those questions and provides some proposals for how we might move forward towards more transparency.

 

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Bill Donohue: The Bully’s TV Pulpit

A new report details a pattern of media manipulation by Bill Donahue and the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights — making them neither religious, nor civil.

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