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Diocese Stops Funding Homeless Agency

New director is publicly pro-gay marriage:

The Catholic Diocese of Sacramento no longer will fund programs at Francis House, a nonprofit agency that serves homeless people, because of its new director's views supporting abortion rights and gay marriage.

In a letter last month, the diocese's director of social services said the Rev. Faith Whitmore's public statements on the issues clash with the teachings of the Catholic Church. Therefore, said the Rev. Michael Kiernan, the social services director, it is "impossible for the diocese to continue funding Francis House" as part of its annual Catholic Appeal.

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AZLori said...

Holy smokes, did you see all the negative comments on the article? It only took about 5 or 6 of them before they threw out the "molestation card." And never mind that there are surely plenty of other Catholic funded homeless services that the "dozens" of people who come to Francis House can go to instead, if it becomes a problem.

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