Posts tagged "adoption"

After 90 years, Catholic Charities out of foster care. Happy now?

Catholic Charities appears to have thrown in the towel, after fighting an Illinois decision that the organization no longer is qualified to place troubled, abandoned and orphaned children with caring traditional families. Catholic Charities, you might say, brought this upon itself by standing up for its principles and refusing to place children because it doesn’t... Read more »

"Glee" and Fox distort the realities of adoption

The popular and award-winning show “Glee” is bad mouthing adoption, according to a petition on Change.org. Asking readers to sign a petition to get the show and its Fox network to correct the myths that it is dealing in, Change.org said: In the current story line, Quinn, a teen mother who placed her daughter for adoption, is... Read more »

What harm is Catholic Charities really doing?

The standard guardians of political correctness are all over Catholic Charities because they are using a religious exemption in the disposition of foster children. (The story is here.)Reflecting the tenets of its faith, Catholic Charities licenses only married couples and single parents living alone as foster parents, while referring couples in civil unions to other... Read more »
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Illinois lied about civil union law; a lesson for other states

Anti-Catholic bigots can stop reading here because the following comes from a Catholic blog. The open-minded can continue to read. When a bill creating civil unions in Illinois was signed by Governor Pat Quinn in January, sponsors and activists for the law agreed that its provisions would not affect religious social service or adoption agencies.... Read more »
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