Posts Tagged ‘Gay teachers’

Mass walk-out of students at Catholic school after gay teachers quit

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Hundreds of students staged a mass walk-out of a Catholic school after two gay teachers resigned because of their sexuality. The teachers from Kennedy Catholic High in Seattle both quit after getting engaged to their same-sex partners. After the news broke to the students, hundreds of them caused havoc by blocking corridors, protesting and staging Read more

Why are Catholic schools firing gay teachers — and how can one refuse?

Monday, July 1st, 2019

A pair of schools in Indiana drew national attention to the Catholic Church’s attempts to grapple with LGBTQ relationships this month, highlighting the church’s complex position in a country increasingly welcoming to different sexual identities. The controversy began when it was revealed that the Archdiocese of Indianapolis would strip Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School of its status Read more

Gay teachers should hide their relationships, says Melbourne’s archbishop

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Gay teachers should ensure they keep their relationships well hidden from the eyes of students at religious schools, says Melbourne’s archbishop Peter Comensoli. It would be preferable if they and their partners live some distance away from the school in which they teach, he suggests. Comensoli made the comments on Monday when he was giving Read more