Friday, May 27, 2011

State forces Catholic Charities out of foster care, adoption | The Rock River Times

ROCKFORD—The Rockford Diocese announced today, May 26, that its Catholic Charities offices would no longer offer state-funded adoption and foster care services.

The agency is being forced to opt out of contracting with the State of Illinois for these services because of the Illinois legislature's failure to enact an explicit amendment to the new Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act ...

READ THE STORY: http://rockrivertimes.com/2011/05/26/state-forces-catholic-charities-out-of-foster-care-adoption/

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