Gay Adoption

HHS issues final rule protecting faith-based adoption agencies

By Matt Hadro, Catholic News Agency, January 8, 2021 The Trump administration finalized a rule this week allowing faith-based adoption agencies to receive federal funding regardless of their views on same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, the old rule “discriminated against faith-based providers... read more

Biden’s OMB Nominee Heads Think Tank with History of Anti-Religious Freedom Advocacy

Neera Tanden was a strong backer of federally mandated contraception coverage, seeing it as a way to advance her vision of reproductive health, to overcome pro-abortion rights defeats, and to marginalize critics of abortion. Neera Tanden, Joe Biden's nominee for director of the Office of... read more
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

Trump eases rules for religious social service providers

By Collin Binkley, Crux, December 15, 2020 The Trump administration on Monday moved to loosen Obama-era restrictions on religious organizations that receive federal money to provide social services. In new rules coordinated across nine federal agencies, the administration said it was... read more
A man prays in front of the Notre Dame church in Nice, France,

Can We Please Get Serious about Protecting Religious Freedom?

By Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review, November 2, 2020 The attack on a church in France and the foster-care case at the Supreme Court on Wednesday are rallying cries. ‘Blessed is the Righteous Judge.” Someone had painted an icon on the side of a building in lower Manhattan. It wasn’t... read more
Attorney General Dana Nessel of Michigan (left) with her "wife."

Michigan attorney general using secretive ‘hate crime unit’ to harass pro-marriage group

Damning evidence exists of Attorney General Dana Nessel's hostility toward traditional marriage. LifeSite News, January 17, 2020 Watching, listening, tracking, and compiling secret dossiers on dissidents until they are finally accused and prosecuted — these are the police-state tactics... read more
Protestors in Warsaw, Poland, 0otside the apostolic nunciature demanding the resignation of Archbishop Marek Jedraszewski of Krakow, for likening the LGBTQ community and the rainbow flag to a "communist plague." (CNS photo/Dawid Zuchowicz, Agencja Gazeta via Reuters)

Krakow’s Archbishop Jędraszewski under fire for remarks about “rainbow plague”

Throughout this summer, Poland has descended into a culture war over the organization of gay pride events. By Filip Mazurczak. The Dispatch, August 16, 2019 When Marek Jędraszewski was nominated by Pope Francis to be the new archbishop of Krakow, I wrote that he was a strong culture... read more

President of Polish Episcopate Issues Statement on LGBT+

Respect for Individuals Cannot Lead to Acceptance of an Ideology PAWEŁ RYTEL-ANDRIANIK, HUMAN RIGHTS AND JUSTICE, AUGUST 08, 2019 Respect for specified individuals cannot, however, lead to the acceptance of an ideology that aims to revolutionize social customs and interpersonal... read more

Anti-religious hostility takes aim at foster care and adoption agencies

by Kate Anderson, Acton Institute, June 12, 2019 To most people, helping orphans and children in the foster system find stable homes seems like a top priority -- the kind of priority that transcends politics and ideology. Unfortunately, however, those vulnerable children are quickly losing... read more

It’s Time to Promote Good Social Science on Same-Sex Parenting

By Paul Sullins, May 12, 2019 Social scientists who conduct research on the politically charged question of the wellbeing of children in the care of same-sex parents have emphatically asserted unqualified and universal support for the finding of “no differences.” In his... read more

Federal Court Rules Against Catholic Foster Care Agency

BY: Jeffrey Cimmino, April 22, 2019 A federal appeals court sided with the city of Philadelphia against a foster parent and the Catholic foster care agency with which she works in a Monday ruling. In Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia, the court upheld a city policy that prevents... read more

The Politically Incorrect Francis—14 Shocking Statements

Dr. Paul G. Kengor was the featured speaker at the Catholic Citizens Luncheon on March 8, 2019. his remarks at the luncheon, speaking on “The Catholic Church’s 200 Year Opposition to Communism: Can She Hold Firm?” are available for viewing on YouTube at Catholic Citizens TV. By Paul... read more