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Catholic Charities Illinois

Illinois Catholic Charities Ends Adoption Lawsuit

Waymon Hudson | Posted 01.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

While the end of Catholic Charities' adoption contract lawsuit is a victory for the equal application of the law and state services, the fight over civil rights and equality between LGBT Americans and powerful religious organizations is far from over.

Catholic Charities Abandons Thousands of Children Instead of Adopting to LGBT Parents

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 01.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

Over and over again, the Catholic dioceses have made the conscious decision to abandon orphans and foster children rather than place them in loving, forever homes, based on nothing in their actual belief system.

Catholic Charities Drop Gay Adoption Suit Against State

Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

The months-long legal saga in Illinois concerning whether several Catholic Charities agencies can continue to deny adoption and foster care placements...

Judge: State Can End Foster Contracts With Catholic Charities

Posted 11.27.2011 | Chicago

Catholic Charities has lost another round in the ongoing battle over adoption and foster care contracts being granted to same-sex couples in civil uni...

Catholic Charities Dispute A Matter Of Law And Faith

AP | By JIM SUHR | Posted 11.11.2011 | Chicago

ST. LOUIS -- In large part due to their faith, Mark Zartman and Beth Banuelos swung open their families' doors to children from broken homes in southe...

Judge: Illinois Can Stop Working With Catholic Charities On Foster Care Cases

AP | By JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An Illinois judge ruled Thursday that the state can stop working with Catholic Charities on adoptions and foster care placements ...

Judge Hears Arguments In Catholic Charities Adoption Case

Posted 10.17.2011 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy of the Windy City Times A circuit court judge is weighing a claim by four Catholic charities that the state violated ...