PORTLAND, Ore. — A Catholic organization has decided to cut off long-standing funding to a Portland, Oregon, immigrant rights group over its affiliation with an organization that supports same-sex marriage.
The Catholic Campaign said it asked Voz to cut ties with the National Council of La Raza, a Latino civil rights organization that endorses marriage equality.
After Voz refused, it “self-disqualified” itself from the funding process.
The bishops had supported Voz since 1994.
Voz is one of 10 nonprofits to lose church funding since 2010 because of ties to organizations that endorse same-sex marriage or other issues the church disagrees on.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.