Illinois judge blocksstate attempt to end Catholic foster care

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An Illinois judge's July 12 order will allow Catholic Charities to continue its foster care work in three dioceses, despite an attempt by state officials and the governor to end the partnership. "This is a great win for the 2,000 children under the care of Catholic Charities, protecting these kids from the grave disruption that the state's reckless decision to terminate would have caused," said Peter Breen, executive director and legal counsel at the Thomas More Society.

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