Morality clauses Archives - Crux

  • German Catholic Church relaxes morality clauses for employees

    • May 7, 2015

    The Catholic Church in Germany has relaxed so-called morality rules for employees, meaning employees who divorce and civilly remarry or who enter into a gay relationship will no longer lose their jobs at Catholic institutions. The change came Tuesday, Reuters reports, with a little more than two-thirds of Germany’s 27

  • Catholic catechist: The Church is unjust to gays and lesbians

    • Mar 14, 2015

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Catholic Church “acts unjustly” toward gay and lesbian Catholics, who are “held to different standards than other Catholics,” a situation “harming” the Church — and one that must change. That was the message delivered Friday at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress by Arthur Fitzmaurice, an

  • Morality clauses alarm teachers at SF Catholic schools

    • Feb 8, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO — Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone faced hundreds of teachers from four Catholic high schools Friday for the first time since announcing his intent to include morality clauses in their handbook and labor contract, but did little to ease the anger and fear associated with the new language, teachers said.

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