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The gift of adoption: A new mom’s glimpse of the Father’s...

The biggest adventure of our marriage began just a few weeks after our sixth anniversary. Fueled by faith, dreams and a photograph, we boarded...

Gifts of the Spirit: Learning to recognize the voice of the...

"Lord, if you could just tell us what to do, like, now ... that would be much appreciated." It was a dark and rainy Friday...

An adoptive father reflects on the mystery of God’s love

Being an adoptive father of three beautiful children has truly been a blessing. While my day-to-day role is largely the same as a biological...

Pope Francis encourages adoption: All children deserve a home

VATICAN CITY -- With so many children in the world needing a good home and so many couples unable to have children, there must...

Adoptive mom brings wider perspective on Mother’s Day

My first Mother's Day as a mom was as special as I'd dreamed it would be. My husband got me a bouquet of peonies,...

Court says Philadelphia can end faith-based agencies’ foster placements

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit ruled April 22 that the city of Philadelphia can bar Catholic Social Services...

Son's meeting with birth mother who nearly aborted him made into...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- David Scotton knew he had been adopted, but he didn't really know the circumstances behind it until his birth mother...

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