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Catholic Charities stuns state, ends adoptions

Gay issue stirred move by agency

By Patricia Wen
Globe Staff / March 11, 2006

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In a stunning turn of events, Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley and leaders of Catholic Charities of Boston announced yesterday that the agency will end its adoption work, deciding to abandon its founding mission, rather than comply with state law requiring that gays be allowed to adopt children. (Full article: 1288 words)

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