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June 8, 2009

Catholic mother launches legal battle after son placed with gay foster parents

The mother of a 10-year-old Catholic boy has launched a legal battle after a council placed him with homosexual foster carers.

The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has told friends she is worried about the environment in which her son will grow up in, and would rather see him fostered by a man and a woman.

The child, who attends a faith school and is due to take his First Communion soon, is due to arrive tomorrow at his new foster home, a hotel in Brighton run by a middle-aged male couple.

Described as "bright and lively", he was placed in care a year ago by Brighton and Hove Council after his mother had a mental breakdown, suffering from an abusive marriage.

The Thomas More Legal Centre, a Catholic legal charity, are representing the mother, who wants to see him placed with a family that reflects traditional Catholic values. . . . (continue reading)

1 comment:

  1. The child's mother has the right to find an appropriate foster home for her child if she is incapable of caring for him. The Thomas More Legal Center and her parish priest could assist her in finding an appropriate home if she was also incapable of that. If the Legal Center and her parish (or any other parish) are too disinterested in doing that, it really doesn't speak well of their litigation tactic.