- Aug 4, 2021
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is suing the city of Philadelphia in a religious freedom case centered on the placement of children in foster care.
Oklahoma governor signs a bill that provides legal protections to faith-based agencies that won’t place children in LGBT homes because of religious or moral convictions or policies.
An influential charity in Minnesota is dropping its refugee resettlement programs as the state sees a significant slowdown in refugees arriving under President Donald Trump’s administration.
“We listen to [the voice of the Church] with interest, with respect, and we can even make our own many of its points. But this voice of the Church, we both know deep down cannot be ordering,” the French President Emmanuel Macron told bishops on Monday.
Many states are grappling with whether or not to pass legislation allowing private adoption agencies to turn away same-sex couples and other prospective parents who don’t meet their religious criteria.
A lawsuit threatening a Catholic adoption service is political maneuvering that will do nothing to help children in need of loving homes, families and supporters told a federal court in Michigan during oral arguments this week.
When people are unable to love or accept a child with problems or illness, many times it’s because they are too weak themselves to be able to bear someone else’s vulnerabilities, Pope Francis told a group of children and young people who are wards of the state.