Aquinas College in Michigan Promotes Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Job
by Steven Ertelt
December 2, 2009
Grand Rapids, MI (LifeNews.com) — Aquinas College in Michigan is facing accusations from pro-life advocates that it, for at least the second time, is promoting a job at a Planned Parenthood abortion business to its students. One Catholic university watchdog is dismayed by the news.
The career and counseling services office at the Michigan school, not to be confused with Aquinas College in Nashville or Thomas Aquinas College in California, routinely updates a list of off-campus job placement opportunities.
According to an EWTN report, Aquinas Colleges career services office notified students of a nursing opportunity at Planned Parenthood on November 12. The phone number provided in the job service listing connected to Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan.
College officials have not responded to an emailed request for comment, but Patrick Reilly, of the Cardinal News Society, did.
He noted, as LifeNews.com confirmed today in accessing the college’s web site, Aquinas College removed the listing from its job opportunities.
Aquinas College set an important example by removing the job listing, and faithful Catholics can be grateful for that," he said. "Problems like this, often originating at the staff level, point to the great importance of firm policies and careful hiring to uphold the colleges pro-life and Catholic identity.
EWTN indicates this isn’t the first time the Catholic school has promoted the abortion business to its students.
In 2005, the colleges newsletter prompted students to "check out the following job opportunity publications available in Career and Counseling Services Planned Parenthood Centers of West Michigan, Vice President of Resource Development.
Related web sites:
Cardinal Newman Society – https://cardinalnewmansociety.org
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