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News Briefing: Citing Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Washington Archdiocese Ends Foster-Care Program

By Kate Golden on February 17, 2010No Comment
  • The U.N. says that U.S. restrictions designed to stop terrorists in Somalia from diverting aid are hurting humanitarian operations.  [Associated Press]
  • Honolulu may consider changing the property tax break for nonprofit organizations.  [Honolulu Advertiser]
  • The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has ended its 80-year-old foster-care program in the District rather than license same-sex couples.  [Washington Post]

  • The Barr Foundation will give $50 million to Boston-area nonprofits and efforts that fight climate change – one of the biggest gifts in recent years to that cause.  [Boston Globe]
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