Catholic Social Services of Southern Illinois

Illinois / Foster Care / Adoption / Civil Unions
6:05 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

S. Ill. Catholic organization wants to join foster care suit

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Catholic Social Services of Southern Illinois is asking to join a lawsuit against the state over foster placements to gay couples.

The organization is affiliated with the Belleville diocese.

The Department of Children and Family Services ended its foster-care and adoption services with Catholic Charities July 1 because it says the group discriminates by not allowing gay couples to take kids.

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