Cincinnati Archdiocese http://wvxu.org en Group protests Archdiocese teacher contract http://wvxu.org/post/group-protests-archdiocese-teacher-contract <p>A small group gathered Thursday morning across the street from the Cincinnati Archdiocese offices in Downtown. They're protesting the new <a href="http://wvxu.org/post/archdiocese-now-has-petitions-protesting-new-teacher-contract" target="_blank">Catholic school teacher contract</a> which includes specific language prohibiting employees from publicly supporting causes that run counter to Catholic teachings.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 15:58:17 +0000 Tana Weingartner 27051 at http://wvxu.org Group protests Archdiocese teacher contract Catholic teacher contract won't be changed http://wvxu.org/post/catholic-teacher-contract-wont-be-changed <p>There won’t be any changes to the Cincinnati Archdiocese teacher contract that has <a href="http://wvxu.org/post/archdiocese-now-has-petitions-protesting-new-teacher-contract" target="_blank">come under fire in recent weeks from groups who say it is anti-gay</a>.</p><p>The contract now includes a clause prohibiting employees from publicly supporting causes that run counter to Catholic teachings.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 20:35:31 +0000 Tana Weingartner 26634 at http://wvxu.org West End school awarded $500,000 grant http://wvxu.org/post/west-end-school-awarded-500000-grant <p>St. Joseph Catholic School in the West End has something to cheer about. The school is receiving a half million dollar grant to implement a new blended-learning education model.</p><p>The plan uses technology to personalize each students learning, allowing them to move at their own pace in smaller groups.</p><p>Principal Dionne Partee says it will also free-up teachers to help students individually.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 18:46:13 +0000 Tana Weingartner 26635 at http://wvxu.org West End school awarded $500,000 grant Archdiocese now has petitions protesting new teacher contract http://wvxu.org/post/archdiocese-now-has-petitions-protesting-new-teacher-contract <p>UPDATE: (4/25/14)</p><p>The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, today called on Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis Schnurr to remove the so-called “morality clause” from Cincinnati Catholic school teacher contracts for the 2014-2015 school year. The group will gather outside the Cincinnati Hamilton County Public Library this afternoon at 3:30 and will walk to the Cincinnati Archdiocese to deliver its petitions with 30,000 signatures.</p><p>------------</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:49:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 25790 at http://wvxu.org Archdiocese now has petitions protesting new teacher contract Church responds to Pope's resignation http://wvxu.org/post/church-responds-popes-resignation <p>Local Catholic church officials are reacting to today's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of the month.</p><p>In a statement, Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis Schnurr writes:</p><p><em>“In announcing his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI has acted humbly and unselfishly for the good of the Church. That same spirit has characterized his entire life of service. </em></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:32:50 +0000 Tana Weingartner 9061 at http://wvxu.org Church responds to Pope's resignation