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School Official Responds to Outrage Over Anti-Gay Nun’s Speech, Counter Petition Launched

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Apr 4, 2014
The chaplain of a North Carolina catholic school issued a statement explaining his decision to schedule a controversial lecture by a Dominican nun that condemned homosexuality, saying that the sister’s comments were in keeping with Catholic teaching.

Cincinnati Catholic Teacher Contract Specifies ’Lifestyle’ Firing Offenses

By Lisa Cornwell | Friday Apr 4, 2014
A new contract proposal from the diocese specifies some violations of Catholic doctrine that could put teachers out of a job - including abortion, artificial insemination and "homosexual lifestyles" - and extends violations to include public support

Timberlake Christian Defends Kicking Out Tomboy

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 31, 2014
In the continuing saga of a Virginia Christian school who kicked out an eight-year-old tomboy for being too butch, the school is now defending its actions.

Fired Catholic School Teacher Gives Birth to Son

Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
A Montana Catholic school teacher who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried has filed a discrimination complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Fired Seattle Vice Principal To File Lawsuit

Friday Mar 7, 2014
Gay Vice-Principal Mark Zmuda, who was forced out of his job at Eastside Catholic High School, says he plans to file a lawsuit against the school and the Seattle Archdiocese on Friday.

Catholic School Teacher Fired Over Pregnancy

Wednesday Feb 5, 2014
An unmarried teacher at a Roman Catholic middle school in Montana has been fired after getting pregnant, the Diocese of Helena confirmed.

Gay Boston Man Says Catholic School Rescinded Job

Thursday Jan 30, 2014
A Boston man says in a complaint filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination that a Roman Catholic school rescinded a job offer after finding out he was married to another man.

Sister Resigns After Wash. Catholic School Turmoil

Wednesday Jan 22, 2014
The president of a suburban Seattle Catholic school has resigned in the turmoil following the school’s decision to force out a vice principal who married his same-sex partner.

Alumni Outraged Over Firing of Gay Teacher in Ohio

Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
The Catholic Diocese of Toledo is backing a Roman Catholic school that parted ways with a gay teacher.

Nun To Fired Gay Educator: Get A Divorce And Keep Your Job

Monday Jan 6, 2014
A former vice principal at a Catholic school said he was fired for marrying his male partner and that the school’s leader suggested he could get a divorce to keep the job.