Catholic Charities drops their fight against Illinois to exclude gays from adopting…
Catholic Charities says it’s withdrawing from a legal battle over Illinois’ civil unions law and no longer is providing state-funded services.
The move ends the group’s long history in Illinois of providing foster care and adoptions.
Diocese officials in Joliet, Springfield and Belleville say Monday’s decision was reached with reluctance. The Catholic Diocese of Peoria withdrew last month.
via Catholic Charities withdraws from civil unions litigation and state social service contracts – chicagotribune.com.