Misplacing Children

Popcak, Gregory K.
June 2006
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul2006, Issue 164, p12
The author reflects on the opposition of the Catholic Church to place adoptive children to gay and lesbian couples in the U.S. The author points out that the State of Massachusetts ordered the Catholic Church to place adoptive children with gay and lesbian couples. The Catholic Charities of Boston was forced to discontinue its entire adoption program rather than risk prosecution for its discriminatory practices in response to the order.


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