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Seattle Task Force Releases “Mixed Bag” Report on LGBTQ Issues in Catholic Schools

An archdiocesan commission set up to examine LGBTQ issues in Catholic education, especially regarding employment policies, has issued its findings. Read More

After Protests, Catholic School Reverses Decision Not to Hire LGBTQ Coach

A Catholic school in Illinois will proceed with hiring an LGBTQ employee, reversing its initial decision to rescind a job offer from over the employee's same-gender marriage. Read More

Community Protests Catholic School Rescinding Job Offer to LGBTQ Employee

A Catholic school has rescinded a job offer for an employee after learning the employee was in a same-gender marriage. Read More

LGBTQ Win for Billard: For Now or For Ever?

I hope this ruling stands for now and forever. Read More

Indiana Court Rules Against Fired LGBTQ Church Worker Citing Ministerial Exception

A federal court in Indiana has sided with a Catholic high school on its decision to fire a guidance counselor because of her same-gender marriage, a decision now being appealed. Read More

Fired Church Worker Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against NYC Catholic School

A fired church worker has filed a lawsuit against the Catholic school and diocese that allegedly terminated him over his same-gender marriage. Read More

Court Rules Against Fired Gay Church Musician’s Hostile Workplace Discrimination Suit

A federal appeals court sided 7-3 with the Archdiocese of Chicago and St. Andrew’s Parish, arguing that former music director Sandor Demkovich’s hostile work environment lawsuit fell under the ministerial exception. Read More

Canonical Resolution in LGBTQ Employment Dispute Could Have Major Implications

The Archdiocese of Indiana and a local Jesuit high school remain in a standoff in a canonical case after an Indiana court dismissed a civil suit against the archdiocese. Read More

Bishop Tells Fired LGBTQ Church Worker: “I Apologize for the Pain It Has Caused You”

A U.S. bishop has apologized to a former church worker who was fired over her same-gender marriage, and has criticized some of the nation's bishops for promoting discriminatory policies and actions against LGBTQ people. Read More

Court Dismisses Fired Gay Church Worker’s Discrimination Lawsuit for Unclear Reasons

An Indiana court has dismissed a fired church worker's lawsuit against the archdiocese that pursued his termination over his same-gender marriage, though the reasons for the dismissal are unclear. Meanwhile, the discrimination lawsuits of two fire church workers in that archdiocese have been allowed to proceed. Read More