Posts tagged "Catholic Charities"

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 »

A kid's right to a mommy and a daddy

Do children have a right to have both a mother and a father? Considering all the rights that have been discovered or created—human, civil, natural and so forth—an inquiry into whether children have this right is proper, if not required. The United Nation’s Declaration of The Rights of the Child proclaims ten children’s rights, among them “special... 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 »

State severs foster-care ties with Catholic Charities. Feel better now?

Gay ideologues win a round at the expense of thousands of children needing foster care. Tells the Catholic Church: “F… you.” The Tribune reports: The state of Illinois has declined to renew its foster care and adoption contracts with Catholic Charities across Illinois,  possibly ending a historic public and private partnership initiated by the Roman Catholic... Read more »
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