June 25, 2019
By Jason Hanna, Carma Hassan and Daniel Burke
Two Catholic high schools in Indianapolis were facing the same instruction from an archbishop: Fire a teacher who is in a same-sex marriage, or lose the archdiocese’s recognition as a Catholic institution.
One refused last week, and is keeping its gay, married teacher. But officials at the other have announced they are firing theirs.
Adding to the tense situation: the two teachers have been married to each other since 2017, multiple sources have told CNN. Their marriage, which the couple shared on social media, led a local Catholic to complain to the archdiocese, the sources said.
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