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by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 27, 2021 / 08:00 am Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is once again helping make foster care placements, following a legal settlement with the city to cap a years-long court battle. The Supreme Court in June ruled in favor of Catholic

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jun 17, 2021 / 09:17 am The Supreme Court on Thursday decided unanimously in favor of Catholic Social Services in its lawsuit against the city of Philadelphia, ruling that the city violated the group’s free exercise of religion. The city in 2018 had stopped partnering

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Jun 16, 2021 / 03:01 am Grant listings from wealthy philanthropies and strategic political donor networks show that millions of dollars continue to pour into advocacy groups and other NGOs opposed to broad religious freedom protections. The funding comes as the Supreme Court is

Washington D.C., Jun 4, 2020 / 04:27 pm MT (CNA).- In a brief filed with the Supreme Court, the U.S. bishops argued that a Catholic agency should not be banned from participation in the Philadelphia foster care system due to its beliefs on marriage. “The Catholic Church serves orphans through

by Mary Farrow Denver, Colo., Apr 9, 2020 / 04:30 am (CNA).- Foster care is a difficult business in the best of times. Social workers must ensure that children in need are given loving and safe homes, while trying to help them maintain contact and a relationship with their biological

By the time Jaymin was 12, he had lived in more places with more people than one can easily count – and all of them were drug users. The police finally caught up with his mother and her boyfriend, who were using heroin and neglecting their children, so Jaymin and his