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  •  Yep. What burns my ass too as a Catholic is (5+ / 0-)

    Regnum Christi and the L of C are "top fundraisers" because some of the tactics they use are as bad as Jimmy Swaggert and the rest of that bunch.

    Now, I don't know that anything has been 100% substantiated, but there's stories of them sending out seminarians to elderly people's houses to hound them into contributing more with guilt trips such as "I won't be able to become a priest if you don't help me" and other pressure tactics like this.

    Records were recently unsealed in a Rhode Island case alleging an elderly woman was pressured to give $60M through donations and willing the order her estate upon death.

    Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear. ~William E. Gladstone, 1866

    by absdoggy on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 12:42:05 PM PST

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