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Michigan Endangers The Rights Of Children Who Have Lost Their Parents

Editor’s Note: Children who have lost their mom and dad have suffered a deep deprivation. Only a man can stand in for their father that they have lost, and only a woman can stand in for the mother. Children have Read more

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Tennessee Bill Would Enable Children’s Rights Protection in Adoption

Editor’s Note: With the redefinition of marriage, adoption agencies that have policies of placing children with married men and women can be sued for discrimination and forced to place children in homes with two fathers or two mothers. Since only Read more

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Philadelphia Foster Families Continue Fight for Catholic Social Services

PHILADELPHIA (CNA) — Foster parents in Philadelphia will be in court next week, asking a judge to allow a Catholic agency to continue placing kids in foster care during a lawsuit that charges the city has unjustly discriminated … Read more

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Philadelphia Foster Parents Join Discrimination Lawsuit

By Christine Rouselle

PHILADELPHIA, PA (CNA/EWTN News) — A group of foster parents and social workers appeared in court on Wednesday, asking that the city of Philadelphia rescind its decision to ban a Catholic organization from placing children … Read more

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Oklahoma Bishops Praise New Protections for Adoption Agencies

MRM Editor’s Note: Faith-based and other adoption or foster care agencies that have policies of only placing children with a married man and woman are facing attacks across the country on the basis of discrimination against same-sex couples. Some religious … Read more

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The Outcry that Restored Adoption Tax Credit to GOP Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) — Republican leaders have restored the adoption tax credit to their federal tax proposal, after a week of criticism over the credit’s omission from the original House plan.

On Thursday, it was announced that … Read more

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U.S. Bishops Back Adoption / Foster Care Provider Religious Freedom

MRM Editor’s Note: This is a good piece of legislation that would contribute to correcting a grave injustice. Under current law the rights of people seeking to adopt or offer foster care are placed above the rights of children to Read more

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Organization Works to Revolutionize Orphanages

By Hannah Brockhaus

ROME (CNA/EWTN News) — The Catholic Church puts a lot of effort into having excellent schools and hospitals, but what about its orphanages? For Caroline Boudreaux, conditions in orphanages are too often overlooked — something … Read more