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Catholic politics, power dynamics highlighted in Colorado funding flap

The political tug-of-war waging within the U.S. Catholic Church made headlines in Colorado this month when the Church's Campaign for Human Development threatened to pull tens of thousands of dollars in support from Durango-based immigrant-rights group Compañeros.

Colorado immigrants collateral damage in Catholic culture war

Nicole Mosher, executive director of Durango-based nonprofit immigrant-aid organization Compañeros, is weighing how to keep her organization running effectively in light of the surprising news that the anti-poverty Catholic organization that supplies half of Companeros’ annual budget would likely end that support due to Compañeros’ indirect association with gay-rights group One Colorado.

Former Denver archbishop: ‘Catholics weep over Barack Obama,’ abortion

Roman Catholic Cardinal James Francis Stafford, who was Denver's archbishop until being tapped for a Vatican position in 1996, warned a university audience President-elect Barack Obama's "anti-life agenda" on abortion is "aggressive, disruptive and apocalyptic," in an address reported Thursday by the Catholic News Agency. Stafford told students at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., that the next few years will be "among the most divisive in our nation's history" because Americans were distracted by the prospect of electing an African-American president from Obama's "deadly vision of human life."

Denver archbishop takes swipe at Obama, Biden over abortion rights

In a speech titled, "Little Murders," Denver Diocese Archbishop Charles Chaput delivered a scathing critique of democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, his Catholic running mate Joe Biden and liberal Catholic groups at a dinner Friday.
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