(Reuters) - Students held a second day of protests in a Seattle suburb on Friday after a Catholic high school asked a popular administrator and coach to resign because he married his same-sex partner.
by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, December 20, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite a recent strongly worded clarification from Rome, confusion is continuing to be stirred up over the Catholic Church’s practice of refusing Communion to those who are divorced and remarried. A prominent curial cardinal, and favourite of…
by Patrick B. Craine ORLANDO, FL, December 20, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Famed comedian Bob Newhart has canceled a headline show at a conference for Catholic business leaders after a homosexual activist group ran a campaign portraying the organizers as “anti-gay.” After learning of the 84-year-old comedian’s…
When students at Eastside Catholic High School in Sammamish, WA found out that their vice principal was being fired for marrying his same-sex partner, they rallied. Students walked out of class yesterday in protest, and today administrators cancelled school because of "snow." LOL, okay. Read more...
by Steve Jalsevac “Who are these LifeSiteNews people?”, asked a group of solid US Catholic cardinals at a small, private meeting in Washington two years ago. (We know this from a very reliable source who attended the meeting). They asked the question because they were very pleased…
The Catholic Church just loves to fire LGBT teachers, particularly a crucial events in their lives. There’s the case of Carla Hale, who was canned because she listed her partner in his mother’s obituary. There’s Tippi McCullough, who was fired an hour after her wedding. There’s Ken Bencomo, who got the pink slip for marrying […]
Jerry Coyne put it this way: "New York Times officially opposes stupid rules of Catholic hospitals." He’s referencing a recent editorial entitled "When Bishops Direct Medical Care," in which the editorial board takes on the case of Tamesha...Show More Summary
Angels do not have wings, says a leading Catholic Church "angeologist." Cue gasps.
Legendary comedian Bob Newhart has pulled out of a gig performing for a Catholic group, a move hailed by GLAAD citing its alleged "rabid anti-gay" stance. Newhart planned to appear Feb. 6 at The Legatus Summit, but the comic's Twitter feed announced this week that he will no longer play the event. Show More Summary
The faculty senate of the Santa Clara University in California, a Catholic school, recently voted to reinstate insurance coverage of abortion, reversing the university president’s decision to end the school’s funding of the procedure,...Show More Summary
Catholic University of America is defending its decision to accept a $1 million donation from Charles and David Koch after it was criticized last week by 50 Catholic educators for receiving money from individuals they claimed "directly [contradicted[ Catholic teaching on a range of moral issues."
Hundreds of students from a Catholic school in Washington State staged a sit-in to protest the resignation of gay vice principal Mark Zmuda, who was asked to leave after his marriage to his partner. read more
The New Mexico Supreme Court has just made the Land of Enchantment the 17th state to allow same-sex marriage. The ruling came down the same day that hundreds of Catholic high school students in Washington state staged a sit-in to protest the firing of their assistant principal for marrying another man. Show More Summary
Yesterday, Catholic school kids revolted after the Archdiocese of Seattle—under the direction of notoriously anti-gay Archbishop J. Peter Sartain—fired the vice principal of Eastside Catholic High School because he chose to marry a man. Show More Summary
Students of Seattle’s Catholic schools rolled into the streets Thursday to protest the Archdiocese of Seattle’s firing of Eastside Catholic High School Vice Principal Mark Zmuda for marrying a man. Sister Mary Tracy, a school spokeswoman,...Show More Summary
Students at Eastside Catholic High School staged a sit-in Thursday, and it had nothing to do with academics. The Sammamish, Wash., school forced its vice principal, Mark Zmuda, to resign because he married his partner over the summer. Now students are calling for the Archdiocese of Seattle change its policies regarding LGBT faculty who decide to wed.
Jesus digs rainbows. (via @_juliaburns) I was just about convinced that all high school students do anymore is cyberbully each other using forms of social media that I will never understand, and then this story popped up. Like it was...Show More Summary
Notre Dame released their football schedule for the 2014, 2015, and 2016 seasons, revealing that the team will play Catholic school rival Boston College at Fenway Park on November 21, 2015. The Fighting Irish will also visit Lucas Oil...Show More Summary
A reader gets in the spirit: Hooray on being able to gift subscriptions! I just bought one for my 73-year-old, former Catholic nun mother who loves your blog and has been following in non-subscriber status. I’m pretty accustomed to hearing her say to me, “Well, here’s what ANDREW said about that”, so this will be […]
On Monday, Catholic University issued a statement responding to a letter sent to its president, John Garvey, on December 13 by a group of 49 left-wing Catholic academics objecting to the school's acceptance of a $1 million donation from the Charles Koch Foundation. Show More Summary