Date: Sun, 27 Sep 1998 20:33:56 -0700
From: David Rice
Subject: 'Faith healing[sic]' cancer

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A Philadelphia couple whose son nearly died of cancer because they chose to treat his condition with faith healing instead of medicine were sentenced Thursday to 14 months probation. Daniel and Anne Foster will not get custody of their 3-year-old son, Patrick, who has been living with his paternal aunt and uncle since last year. A judge also ordered the pair to put two other children into the care of a licensed pediatrician. The couple, members of the Faith Tabernacle Congregation church, were convicted in May of child endangerment and criminal conspiracy after refusing to get life-saving medical care for their son in 1997 because of their religious beliefs. Prosecutors said the boy, then 2, was only hours from death when social workers took him to a hospital. See

David Michael Rice
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