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Catholic dad wins holy war

April 14, 2010

BY LISA DONOVAN Staff Reporter ldonovan@suntimes.com

A Chicago man who has returned to his Catholic roots may take his 3-year-old daughter to Roman Catholic mass, despite objections from the girl's Jewish mother, a Cook County judge ruled Tuesday in a divorce and custody battle that has drawn national attention.

Judge Renee Goldfarb's 30-page order also officially ends the six-year marriage of the little girl's parents: Joseph Reyes, a 35-year-old law school student, and Rebecca Reyes, a Northwestern University Law School admissions officer.

For months now the two have been locked in a battle over the child's religious upbringing. That wick was lit back in November when Joseph Reyes had his daughter baptized at a south suburban Catholic Church and sent his estranged wife photos of the event.

Rebecca Reyes went to court and won a restraining order preventin

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