03 May 22 – Dark Money Funding Liberal Religious Groups

Today’s Topics:

1) Gospel – Jn 14:6-14 – I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you know me, then you will also know my Father. From now on you do know him and have seen him.

Saints Philip and James, pray for us

Bishop Sheen quote of the day

2) Warren Buffet: Catholics for Choice’s current president, Jamie Manson, admitted that the group has fewer than 600 actual supporters. Most of its revenue comes from Buffett, a handful of other big corporate foundations, and investment income. Buffett, who is not Catholic, has given Catholics for Choice over $40 million over the past 20 years, with much of that going to the group’s Latin American arm, which focuses on aborting brown babies in majority-Catholic countries

MacKenzie Scott, Jeff Bezos’ former wife: Several million dollars from the Amazon fortune of Jeff Bezos’ former wife Mackenzie Scott have funded a controversial multi-religious advocacy group, Faith in Public Life

3) Dispiriting signs for the Synod on Synodality 

4) The importance of silence; Mother Dolores Hart