- Jul 15, 2020
A Jesuit high school that the Indianapolis Archdiocese no longer recognizes as Catholic because it refused to fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage says it’s appealing that decision to the Vatican.
A gay guidance counselor is suing the Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis, accusing it of discrimination for firing her because she’s in a same-sex marriage.
Noting that he tries to be “Christ-centered” in every decision he makes, Archbishop Charles C. Thompson of Indianapolis stressed two major points as he met with reporters June 27.
The Indianapolis archbishop said Thursday that his orders for two Catholic high schools in the city to fire gay teachers was about upholding church teaching on same-sex marriage and not about sexual orientation.
A Jesuit school has been stripped of its Catholic affiliation after refusing to fire a gay teacher.
A second guidance counselor at an Indiana Catholic high school says she’s discriminated against because she’s gay.