Octo-Who? Church Not Helping Suleman

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    Officials at a Southern California church said they have received media inquiries regarding the assistance for a woman who gave birth to eight children.

    There's one problem: none of the church officials said they have met Nadya Suleman.

    "Our church is not membership-driven," the church said in a statement posted on its website. "Therefore we are unable to confirm or deny whether she actively attends Calvary Chapel Golden Springs.

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    The church Nadya Suleman said would help her with donations and relocation has no idea what she's talking about.

    "We can say, however, that no one currently on staff knows her.

    "And to the best of our knowledge, Miss Suleman's only contact with us was a minor inquiry regarding our children's ministry."

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    Church officials said they received inquiries as to whether they are helping Suleman and her 14 children with donations and relocations. Officials said they are not involved in "any of these activities."

    Suleman has insisted she will be able to support her 14 children without government assistance.

    Her website has pictures of the children and invites people to leave comments and make a contribution. According to the publicist, people have offered food, clothing, furniture and even breast milk, and an Indiana farmer offered to take in the entire family.

    The octuplets, six boys and two girls, were still being treated at Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Medical Center. Doctors said Wednesday that all of the babies were breathing room air, and only two were still being given nutritional supplements.

    Click here to read the church's statement.