Neglectful and abusive Catholic parents who reportedly beat their two toddlers and left them dirty and unkempt are furious that a same-sex couple has adopted the children after a court ordered them removed from their parents. The parents, in England, are crying “social engineering” and are angry their children, aged two and four, will not benefit from their Slovakian and Catholic culture.
“If as expected our children will try to find us and their siblings and roots, then they will discover huge differences between our culture and the way they’ve been brought up,” Pink News reports.
“This is likely to cause them great upset and to suffer a conflict within themselves such as to set them against their adoptive parents.”
However, senior Family Court Judge James Munby wrote in his judgement yesterday: “There is nothing in all the material I have seen to suggest that the children’s placement with the prospective adopters was inappropriate or wrong, let alone irrational or unlawful.
Meanwhile, the parents are getting support of anti-gay activist Andrea Williams, CEO of a UK charity, Christian Concern.
“We do not know all the details as to why adoption was deemed necessary but leaving that aside, this case raises profound concerns,” Williams wrote on her group’s website. “Why is it not possible to accommodate the beliefs of the natural parents and act in the best interests of the children? Why are these beliefs about marriage, which the government claims are protected, being trampled on? It is causing great present distress to the parents and as they have outlined is likely to cause great distress to the children in the future. Why not seek adoptive parents who share the beliefs of these parents?”
It was unclear if William was referring to the natural parents’ beliefs in child abuse or the Catholic culture.
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