Gay Marriages Confront Catholic School Rules

Michael Paulson of The New York Times writes about Catholic schools’ refusal to accept employees’ decisions to have same-sex marriages and the pushback they encounter from some students. At Eastside Catholic, a suburban Seattle school, a popular vice-principal was forced to leave after marrying a man, but protests have led to the resignation of both the school’s president and the school board’s chairman. Bradley Strobe, senior class president, said, “It was just shocking that the Catholic Church would turn its back on a teacher for something that didn’t affect his work performance. Gay marriage was something I never really thought about before, but everyone can agree that employment discrimination is wrong.”

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