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THE MONEY TROUGH FOR AMERICAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS MAY BE DRYING UP AFTER HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FUNNELED TO THE USCCB: A new petition is asking the federal government to step in and begin investigating U.S. bishops for breaking the law.

The petition, launched yesterday at, needs at least 100,000 signatures by the end of June and is asking the White House to become proactive in encouraging Congress to dig into CRS for being in violation of the Mexico City Policy.

That policy denies U.S. taxpayer funding to any organization involved in the abortion industry, which is problematic for CRS because it receives hundreds of millions from Washington and at the same time is partnered with abortion-providing agencies in the African countries — a clear violation of the policy.

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New Initiative Urges Congress to Investigate Catholic Relief Services on Aid to Abortion-Related Organizations – Federal Law May Have Been Violated

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Ask Congress to Investigate Catholic Relief Services – CRS may be in direct violation of the Mexico City Policy and the Siljander Amendment, which states that “none of the funds made available under [the appropriations act] may be used to lobby for or against abortion