This directive is coming from the top. The Pope Benedict himself is directing Catholic affiliated charities to stop funding abortionists and promoters of this and other activities which are directly against the teaching of the Catholic Church.
This further validates the boycott against the Catholic Campaign for Human Development by Catholics who are concerned about the manner in which their charitable funds are being spent.
This directive also has practical application to individual Catholics to direct their charitable activities and giving wisely.
The faithful might also pay particular attention to the charitable outreaches being pitched to the students in the religious affiliated schools. It always helps to LOOK UP the Organization on the release form that you sign for your child.