Articles tagged Pepfar

US bishops’ agency lobbies Congress to give millions to pro-abortion, pro-contraception groups

March 20, 2019 (Lepanto Institute) — Since 2016, the Lepanto Institute has written about the congressional lobbying efforts of both the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS). In May of 2016, we provided details regarding a joint letter the USCCB and CRS sent to Congress requesting nearly $6 billion to be allocated for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). At the heart of our concern was the fact that USAID and PEPFAR together consist of the world's largest suppliers of contraception and condoms. […]