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By Stephen Kokx, LifeSiteNews, July 1, 2024

Michael Hichborn of the Lepanto Institute praised the move but urged Catholics to ‘keep the pressure on (the bishops), and do not relent.’

(LifeSiteNews) — The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announced that it is downsizing the department that oversees the controversial Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), a program that has given millions of dollars in grants to pro-abortion, pro-LGBT, and other left-wing organizations since its inception in 1969.

USCCB spokeswoman Chieko Noguchi told Religion News Service last week that the “reorganization” of the Justice, Peace, and Human Development office will allow the conference to “align resources more closely with recent funding trends.” Nine staffers, which is just under half the department’s employees, have reportedly been let go thus far, with three from the CCHD team. …

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