Toronto joins other dioceses in withholding funds to Development and Peace

Posted April 11, 2018 8:36 pm by Editor

Toronto joins other dioceses in withholding funds to Development and Peace

The Archdiocese of Toronto has joined a growing list of dioceses across Canada withholding funds from the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace over concerns about its partner agencies.

At least seven dioceses have informed parishioners that funds are being withheld following a report that suggests some D&P partners are in conflict with Catholic moral and social teaching, particularly on abortion, contraception and gender theory.The Canadian Catholic Conference of Bishops issued a statement April 9 confirming that “a joint research project” is underway with D&P to address concerns.Among the dioceses withholding funds are Toronto, St. Catharines, Calgary, Edmonton, Nelson (B.C.),

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