Right! They are NOT churches, so why the free ride? They should be held accountable to IRS Form 990!
Well, nothing new there you say! Right!
One Oregon protesting Donald Trump in Portland, OR in January 2017 http://www.oneoregon.org/who-we-are/
However, a couple of things in this otherwise ho-hum news story make it worth posting.
First, because Catholic Charities of Oregon (a refugee agency subcontractor of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops) isn’t getting in massive new waves of fresh refugee clients, they are focusing on better care for the ones they resettled earlier and that is a good thing.
However, when they list their efforts at job training and mental health counseling it got me thinking—who is paying for that!
It is probably the taxpayer again, but because Catholic Charities of Oregon considers itself a church they are not required to file an IRS Form 990 so that we could find out exactly how many taxpayer dollars are flowing to them.
We know that in addition to the per head…
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