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Sharonell Fulton has fostered more than 40 children through Catholic Social Services.

City of Philadelphia to pay $2 million to Catholic foster care agency in settlement

Nov 23, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The city of Philadelphia will pay Catholic Social Services a $2 million settlement and reinstate their foster care contract after... Read more

Sharonell Fulton, one of the plaintiffs in Fulton v. Philadelphia who has fostered more than 40 children through Catholic Social Services

Philadelphia Catholic agency can once again help make foster care placements, after settlement with city

Sep 27, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is once again helping make foster care placements, following a legal settlement... Read more

Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago

Federal appeals court dismisses lawsuit against Archdiocese of Chicago

Jul 12, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a hostile work environment lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Chicago, citing a religious... Read more

New book explores: How should Americans think about religious liberty?

Dec 30, 2019

Helping Americans understand the importance of religious freedom, as well as a measured view of contemporary threats to it, is... Read more

Sharonell Fulton has fostered more than 40 children through Catholic Social Services. Photo courtesy of Becket.

Foster moms ask Supreme Court to hear Philadelphia case

Jul 23, 2019

"As a single mom and woman of color, I've known a thing or two about discrimination over the years..." Read more

Judge rules in favor of Christian club kicked off Iowa campus

Feb 9, 2019

A federal court ruled Wednesday that a Christian club at an Iowa college cannot be kicked off campus due to... Read more

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.

Kicked off Iowa campus over leadership standards, Christian group sues

Aug 8, 2018

A Christian student group is suing the University of Iowa after being kicked off campus because it requires its leaders... Read more

Students at private New Mexican schools who could benefit from public funding of textbooks.

NM Supreme Court reconsiders textbook funding for private schools

May 8, 2018

A 2017 U.S. Supreme Court decision has given new life to New Mexico backers of state funding for private school... Read more

Damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

Barred from disaster relief, damaged Texas churches sue government

Sep 7, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Texas churches damaged by Hurricane Harvey filed a lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency, claiming they have been denied... Read more