“If Catholic schools disregard their calling and lose their saltiness,” warns one analyst, “they will have a much harder time convincing students, parents and judges that they need religious accommodations.”
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Foster parents who care for children through the agency of the local Catholic Social Services could be empowered by yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to continue this selfless service.
COMMENTARY: Today’s undivided decision ought to do much to lessen this public flogging and its intimidation on the participation of religious people and organizations in the civic, economic, and public life of the nation.
“CSS seeks only an accommodation that will allow it to continue serving the children of Philadelphia in a manner consistent with its religious beliefs; it does not seek to impose those beliefs on anyone else,” Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion.
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The case concerns the city of Philadelphia’s 2018 decision to notify Catholic Social Services in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that its policy not to place foster care children with same-sex couples was discriminatory.
COMMENTARY: Shutting agencies like Catholic Social Services down or forcing them to close is a national disgrace.