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Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

Gay Teacher Fired for Engagement Sues Catholic School

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 11
A former band director and music instructor at a Catholic school in Macon, Ga., has filed a lawsuit against the school this week, claiming gender discrimination, stating he was fired after he revealed he was planning to marry another man.

Ohio Teacher Quits Over Catholic Contract

A veteran Catholic school teacher in Cincinnati whose son is gay is quitting in protest of a new controversial contract specifying violations of church doctrine.

New Job for Gay Former Catholic School Leader

The Mercer Island, Wash., School District says it plans to hire a gay administrator who was forced out of his job at a suburban Catholic school after his same-sex marriage.

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

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 4
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

RELIGION | By Lisa Cornwell | Apr 4
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

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
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

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

LOCAL | Mar 7
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

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

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