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St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson (KMOX/file photo)

Archdiocese Sues Over Health Care Mandate

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.

05/21/2012

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City Knocks Down Dignity Harbor Homeless Camp

Some of the riverfront homeless sent to St. Louis County motel

05/04/2012

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Catholic Charities Seeks Stay Of Adoption Ruling

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 […]

10/08/2011

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Illinois Foster-Care Dispute A Matter Of Law, Faith

“We prayed about it, talked about it. Sometimes you have to take a stand, and sometimes (it’s) hard,” said Mark Zartman, 51.

09/12/2011

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Illinois Catholic Charities Balks At Civil Unions

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.

09/09/2011

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Is City Losing its Ten-Year Battle Against Homelessness?

Modest results reported in lowering number of homeless, despite millions spent.

08/31/2011

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Illinois Catholic Charities Out $30-Million

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.

08/19/2011

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Organization Asks to Join Foster-Care Suit

The organization wants to sue Illinois over gay couple foster-care issue.

07/26/2011

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Ill. Charity Fights Civil Union Adoptions

Catholic Charities would not comply with the civil union acts, and therefore will lose state funding.

07/11/2011

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Battle Over Gay Adoptions Erupts in Illinois Legislature

Opponents say the legislation is an effort to undermine the state’s new civil union law.

04/13/2011