Tag: Adoption

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    It was the campaign of one American woman, Jenny Bowen, in Berkeley, California, that brought loving care into the lives of millions of Chinese orphans, most of them girls. Bowen and her husband began by adopting one girl. Then another. Now Jenny Bowen leads Half the Sky, a foundation to deliver responsive care to all China’s orphans. “They’re being treated like their lives matter,” says Bowen. “They know it, and they know they’re loved, so they thrive.” More

    August 22, 2014 | Comments

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    The movie “Philomena” is up for four Oscars, including Best Picture, at the Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2. It tells the true story of an Irish Catholic girl forced by nuns to give up her son for adoption and her search for him decades later. More

    February 28, 2014 | Comments

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    Catholic Charities in Illinois refuses to accept same-sex couples for adoption or foster parenting. Should the state, which recognizes civil unions, withdraw its funding of the charity? More

    September 30, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from potential GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman Jr.’s June 3, 2011 speech to the Faith and Freedom Coalition in Washington. More

    June 6, 2011 | Comments

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    “The concern I have with a lot of families is that when they adopt they may not always see it as a permanency nowadays, because there’s a lot of availability to disrupt adoptions,” says Dr. Ronald Federici, a neuropsychologist. More

    June 18, 2010 | Comments

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    It allows a birth parent to choose the people who will adopt the child and to stay in contact with them and the child.

    February 13, 2009 | Comments