- Sep 21, 2020
With so many children in the world needing a good home and so many couples unable to have children, there must be a way to make adoption easier and less costly, Pope Francis said.
A Roman Catholic social services agency that declines to place children with same-sex couples has filed a lawsuit to stop Michigan from penalizing the group if it sticks to its policy on foster care and adoption.
Faith-based adoption agencies sued the state of Michigan on Monday, challenging a settlement that prevents them from refusing to put children in LGBT homes for religious reasons.
The USCCB supports proposed legislation concerning adoption.
Lisa Wheeler is a foster and adoptive mother: She and her husband have had 15 children in their home over the years, two of them they’ve adopted, and three more are going through the process. She spoke to Crux about adoption and foster care in the pro-life movement.
After ending adoption services in India three years ago, Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity are set to return to the practice.