Internal Komen documents reviewed by Reuters reveal the complicated relationship between the Komen Foundation and the Catholic church, which simultaneously contributes to the breast cancer charity and receives grants from it. In recent years, Komen has allocated at least $17.6 million of the donations it receives to U.S. Catholic universities, hospitals and charities.
Day: March 15, 2012
Mark Harris: Where did the idea “the four-fold shape of the Anglican way” come from, and how did the recitation of the way as one “formed by Scripture, shaped by worship, ordered for Communion and directed by God’s mission” come to be determined? Probably in a document of some Commission, or a paper at a meeting of TEAC. But who knows?
Cathedral officials have backed away from an opportunity to seek millions of dollars in aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Accepting money from FEMA would have required the cathedral to state that it was not primarily a religious institution.
At least 17 dioceses will give less than 10 percent of their annual income to the general church.
The heart of the matter is that all is gift–abundant mercy poured out in the gift of this particular Son, given in a world where sin and violence abound.