CHICAGO (CNA/EWTN News) — Catholic Charities of Illinois plans to challenge the Department of Children and Family Services’ unexpected decision to end its foster care partnership with three local dioceses.
“We are going into court tomorrow in an attempt to stop this, because we believe it’s an illegal action for several reasons,” said Peter Breen, executive director and legal counsel at the Illinois-based
Thomas More Society, in a July 11 interview with CNA.
“What the Quinn administration has done,” he said, “is a statement of wanting to end, unilaterally, an over 30-year partnership with Catholic Charities to provide foster care for the children of the state of Illinois. He said the...READ MORE