This article is written by Bishop Emeritus Gracida of the Diocese of Corpus Christi. It is about the recent filibuster of a pro-life bill by Texas state senator, Wendy Davis and how Ralph McCloud of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) (which is an agency of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)) helped her get elected when he was her campaign treasurer.
In the last three paragraphs of this article Bishop Emeritus Gracida explains why he refused to allow the annual collection be taken for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) and asks all Catholics, “If you have been in the habit of contributing to the annual collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, I urge you to stop…”
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Texas state senator has emerged as a “national hero” and “rising Democratic star,” in the words of mainstream media outlets, after she carried out an eleven-hour filibuster this week that paved the way for the failure of a sweeping pro-life bill. Pundits are musing about Sen. Wendy Davis’ chances at taking on Gov. Rick Perry in the state’s 2014 gubernatorial contest, and some zealous media supporters are even charting her path to the presidency.
But amidst the abortion lobby’s love fest with Davis, some Catholic bloggers and pro-life activists are pointing out that a senior official at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) played an official role in getting her elected to the Texas State Senate in the first place.
Ralph McCloud, director of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, an…
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