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Pro-life group files complaint with Small Business Administration over Planned Parenthood PPP loan

Jun 17, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

A pro-life group recently filed a complaint with the U.S. Small Business Administration, alleging that a regional Planned Parenthood affiliate... Read more

Despite protests from senators, Planned Parenthood affiliates still received PPP loans in 2021

May 18, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Planned Parenthood affiliates have continued to be approved for emergency small business loans in 2021, despite protests by senators who... Read more

Senators demand investigation into Planned Parenthood getting PPP loans

Mar 26, 2021

A letter signed by 25 Republican senators is demanding an investigation into Planned Parenthood affiliates illegally accessing emergency small business... Read more

Did 'the Roman Catholic Church' unjustly collect federal aid? AP story misrepresents Church finances, expert says

Feb 5, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A Feb. 4 investigative story from the Associated Press inaccurately portrays “the Roman Catholic Church” as a "giant corporate monolith”... Read more

activist carrying a NARAL (National Abortion Rights Action League) sign at a pro abortion rally.

Abortion groups took in millions in federal coronavirus aid

Dec 14, 2020

Abortion clinics and lobbyists received millions of dollars in emergency small business loans during the pandemic, one pro-life group reports.  Read more

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington at the National Shrine, Friday July 10, 2020.

Catholic Charities give $400 million in aid, double PPP loans received

Aug 4, 2020

Catholic Charities across the country have distributed more than double the dollar amount they received from Payroll Protection Program loans... Read more

Sacred Heart Parish in Denver.

These parishes took PPP loans. Here's why

Jul 18, 2020

By Mary Farrow

To keep paying his small staff, Fr. Joseph Lajoie applied for a Payment Protection Program (PPP) loan through the Small... Read more

Paycheck Protection Progam application.

Catholic bishops defend federal paycheck loan participation

Jul 10, 2020

The U.S. bishops on Friday defended the use of the federal Paycheck Protection Program by Catholic parishes, hospitals, schools, dioceses,... Read more

CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA sign at headquarters in Alexandria, Va.

Senators want PPP loans for larger non-profits, except abortion providers

May 14, 2020

A group of senators want to allow larger non-profits access to emergency loans during the coronavirus pandemic—with an exception for... Read more