Merrit Kennedy. Cathedral High School leadership in Indianapolis says Archbishop Charles Thompson issued "direct guidance" that the school fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage or forfeit its Catholic identity. A Catholic high school in Indianapolis says it has decided to fire a gay teacher to remain in the local archdiocese.
A religious school in Indiana broke with the archdiocese after refusing to fire a teacher who was in a same-sex marriage. Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School announced in a statement Thursday that they had a "sincere and significant disagreement" with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis over the issue. The teacher's name and gender were not identified.
Jump to navigation. The Indianapolis Archdiocese will no longer recognize Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory High School as a Catholic institution after the school administration refused to dismiss a teacher who is in a same-sex marriage — a move the school has vowed to challenge. Covering Climate Now : NCR joins more than news outlets in a weeklong collaboration of climate change coverage.
A school that refused to fire a gay teacher as ordered by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis says it has been told by church officials that it will no longer be recognised as Catholic. But school leaders pledged to keep the institution's religious identification. The archdiocese announced in a statement that it would no longer recognise Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, an independently operated school, because it was not insisting that all employees "be supportive of all teachings of the Catholic Church," the Catholic News Agency reported.
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A Roman Catholic archdiocese has severed ties with a Jesuit school in Indiana after administrators refused to fire a gay teacher for getting married. The Archdiocese of Indianapolis will no longer formally recognize Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School as a Catholic school, according to a statement from the archdiocese obtained by HuffPost. The archdiocese said that it recognizes all Catholic school teachers, guidance counselors and administrators as ministers.
A Jesuit-run prep school in Indianapolis is defying a demand by the local archbishop that it fire a veteran teacher who is in a same-sex marriage, prompting the archdiocese to revoke recognition for the school as a Catholic institution. The letter was signed by the school president, the Rev. William Verbryke, and the heads of the board of trustees, W.
Indianapolis Archbishop Charles C. Thompson and Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, administered by the Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus, have been at odds over the teacher for two years. It is their duty and privilege to ensure that students receive instruction in Catholic doctrine and practice.