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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

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

Religious freedom advocates express optimism after Fulton decision 

Religious freedom advocates on Monday applauded a recent Supreme Court decision, arguing it heralds a positive outlook for religious freedom... Read more

Sharonell Fulton

‘Overjoyed’ foster moms react to Supreme Court ruling in their favor 

The foster moms at the center of the Supreme Court case Fulton v. City of Philadelphia celebrated the high court... 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

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

Court rules against Catholic foster agency in Philadelphia

After a yearlong legal struggle, a federal appeals court has ruled that city contractors in Philadelphia must place foster children... Read more

Philadelphia foster families continue fight for Catholic Social Services

Foster parents in Philadelphia will be in court next week, asking a judge to allow a Catholic agency to continue... Read more

Don’t let Philadelphia shut down Catholic foster agency, appeal says

The City of Philadelphia is selectively targeting religious foster agencies that cannot place children with same-sex couples, and a federal... Read more