Posts Tagged ‘fired’

Church must pay $216,000 to pregnant lesbian teacher Comments 0

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Although the archdiocese of Cincinnati has been ordered to pay $NZ216,000 to a lesbian teacher fired after she became pregnant through artificial insemination, a spokesman says it has no intention to end morality requirements. “For the archdiocese, this case has always been about an employee violating a legally enforceable contract that she signed,” said communications Read more

Gay teacher fired after artificial insemination Comments 0

Friday, May 31st, 2013

A gay teacher who was fired by Cincinnati archdiocese after she became pregnant through artificial insemination has told a jury she did not know the procedure violated Catholic doctrine. Christa Dias is suing the archdiocese over her dismissal, saying she was fired simply because she was pregnant and unmarried. Dias said she and her same-sex Read more