Five children seized by Norwegian gov’t to be adopted out, as protests grow

Bodnariu-Christmas_810_500_55_s_c1January 6, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Norway’s Barnevernet, or child welfare service, has begun the process of adopting out the five Bodnariu children it seized from their Pentecostal parents Marius and Ruth in November, according to the children’s uncle, Daniel Bodnariu.

Bodnariu told LifeSiteNews that Barnevernet intends to adopt out the children, who range in age from nine years to four months, but that the agency must first “take away the parents’ rights” in a “fylkesnemdna,” or county council hearing, the date of which has not been set. Continue reading “Five children seized by Norwegian gov’t to be adopted out, as protests grow”

The five children of a Rumanian-Norwegian family taken by Barnevernet (the child protection services, CPS) in Norway

By Marianne Haslev Skånland

The family Bodnariu lives in Naustdal on the west coast of Norway, north of Bergen. There are many websites describing the case in Rumanian. Since the children appear to have been taken on grounds of religious raising (the CPS call it “religious indoctrination”), Christian websites are awake to the case. Continue reading “The five children of a Rumanian-Norwegian family taken by Barnevernet (the child protection services, CPS) in Norway”