Posts Tagged ‘Congregation for Catholic Education’

Vatican restores Catholic status to school with gay teacher Comments 0

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

The Vatican has stopped an Indianapolis Archdiocese from stripping Jesuit high school of ‘Catholic’ label because it refused to sack a gay teacher. The teacher’s husband then lost his teaching job at another school when it followed the archdiocese’s directive. He is currently suing the archdiocese. The standoff between the Jesuit school and the archdiocese Read more

5 transgender Catholics on the Vatican’s rejection of their gender identity Comments 0

Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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When Colleen Fay of Mount Rainier, Maryland, came out as transgender 12 years ago to her parish music director, she was fired from her position on the choir. She later described feeling like she was in “doctrinal limbo” because there is no universal teaching on gender from the church. “I’m hurt by the Catholic Church Read more

Mixed response to Vatican gender ‘educational crisis’ guide Comments 0

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

The Vatican’s new gender education document “Male and female he created them” seeks to tackle what it calls “an educational crisis”. The Holy See’s Congregation for Catholic Education says the document is intended to help guide Catholic contributions to the ongoing debate about human sexuality and to address the challenges that emerge from gender ideology. Read more

Canon law changes will alter the way it’s taught Comments 0

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Canon law changes mean the way church law is taught will also need to change, the Congregation for Catholic Education says. Pope Francis has amended canon law so marriage annulment cases are handled more quickly, more pastorally and with less expense. Catholic universities should therefore strengthen their canon law programmes, the Congregation says. At the Read more