British foster home shortage; Church launches campaign

In the face of a foster parent shortage in the UK, the Catholic Church in England and Wales will launch a campaign to encourage adoption and foster care.

The campaign will launch Nov. 13 at the annual gathering of the nation’s diocesan marriage and family life coordinators.

The campaign is a partnership between the Marriage and Family Life Coordinators and Home for Good, an adoption charity that works with faith-based groups in the UK.

The organizers of the Nov. 13 conference said the campaign will promote adoption among parishes and encourage parishioners to become foster parents. Continue reading

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