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Loss of Illinois Adoption Contracts Will "Devastate" Catholic Charities

 

Catholic Culture:

The cancellation of a state contract for adoption services will be "devastating" to Catholic Charities in Illinois, the Church agencies said in a court plea.

Asking an Illinois judge to reconsider his decision that the state has the right to terminate contracts with the Catholic agencies, the offices of Catholic Charities in Illinois explained that without the government support, their entire work would suffer severely. In the Springfield diocese, Catholic Charities would lose half of its income with the end of the adoption contracts.