“It has been our understanding that Catholicism does not agree with our Statement of Faith,” Bethany’s state director Karen Stewart wrote. “Our practice to not accept applications from Catholics was an effort to be good stewards of an adoptive applicant’s time, money and emotional energy.”
In fact the rule that kids be put in "Christian" home is offensive.
They use government money too!
‘Choose Life’ tags for one and all Sandy Steadman said she was hurt and disappointed that Bethany received funds from the Choose Life car license plates. “I know of a lot of Catholics who get those tags,” she said. ... Of $244,000 generated by the sale of the tags in 2004, Bethany received $7,053, said Geraldine Gray, treasurer of Choose Life Mississippi, which distributes the money.
Rest assured, in Mississippi Gays can buy the Choose Life tags, and just like Catholics they are refused adoption by this agency, unlike Gays however, Catholics can go elsewhere to adopt.