This week a panel of Australian appellate judges rejected Cardinal George Pell’s appeal of the sexual abuse conviction that sent him to prison earlier this year. What happens next? We talk to Register Rome Correspondent Edward Pentin, who has the news details and reactions from Australia and the Vatican. Also, what’s the latest from Hong Kong? And why did Planned Parenthood opt out of Title X federal funding? We find out in a news roundup.
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The HHS had on July 15 informed Title X fund recipients that they will no longer be permitted to refer mothers for abortion services, and must keep finances separate from facilities that provide abortions.
Planned Parenthood locations in Illinois received 40 percent of the Title X funds distributed in the state, despite only operating 17 of the more than 70 clinics who received funds each year.
News that the pro-life group Obria received a Title X grant has prompted a public discussion about whether a faithfully Catholic health center can utilize such funding.
HHS awards the Obria Group $5.1 million over three years.
Trump’s recent move to restrict Title X funding of Planned Parenthood contrasts with the ineffectiveness of Congress to deliver life-affirming legislation.
The finalized version of the rule was announced in a Feb. 22 press release from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Members of Congress, along with pro-life group Live Action, asked the Department of Health and Human Services to investigate Planned Parenthood and other Title X fund recipients.
Trump administration announcement alarms Planned Parenthood, which fears it will have to compete with pro-life alternatives.