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Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Churches call for gay adoption exemptions

The Church of England has backed the Roman Catholic Churches in England Wales in their bid to be exempt from laws on adoption by gay couples.

Roman Catholic church leaders say their teachings prevent its agencies placing children with homosexuals and they will close if bound by the rules.

The Equality Act, due to come into effect in Scotland, England and Wales in April, seeks to force organisations to offer all services to all people regardless of the beliefs of the organisation or personal belief.

Read more on the BBC News website

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