Catholic Charities and the Archdiocese of St. Louis are filing suit against President Obama and the Health care mandate because of the provision regarding contraception coverage.
Some of the riverfront homeless sent to St. Louis County motel
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) Attorneys for Catholic Charities are asking an appellate court to stay a ruling that allows Illinois to stop working with the groups on adoptions and foster-care placements. An emergency motion filed Friday […]
“We prayed about it, talked about it. Sometimes you have to take a stand, and sometimes (it’s) hard,” said Mark Zartman, 51.
The state is trying to cancel contracts totaling more than $30 million with the group Catholic Charities because it’s refusing to recognize Illinois’ new civil unions law.
Modest results reported in lowering number of homeless, despite millions spent.
Julie Neposchlan, spokeswoman for the Catholic Charities diocese of Springfield, reading from a prepared statement, says she’s unsure what the next step will be for her organization.
The organization wants to sue Illinois over gay couple foster-care issue.
Catholic Charities would not comply with the civil union acts, and therefore will lose state funding.
Opponents say the legislation is an effort to undermine the state’s new civil union law.