Cincinnati Archdiocese

Cincinnati Archdiocese
11:58 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Group protests Archdiocese teacher contract

Friends and former students rally to support Purcell Marian teacher Dick Hague who is retiring rather than sign the new Catholic school contract.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

A small group gathered Thursday morning across the street from the Cincinnati Archdiocese offices in Downtown. They're protesting the new Catholic school teacher contract which includes specific language prohibiting employees from publicly supporting causes that run counter to Catholic teachings.

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Cincinnati Archdiocese
4:35 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Catholic teacher contract won't be changed

There won’t be any changes to the Cincinnati Archdiocese teacher contract that has come under fire in recent weeks from groups who say it is anti-gay.

The contract now includes a clause prohibiting employees from publicly supporting causes that run counter to Catholic teachings.

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Education
2:46 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

West End school awarded $500,000 grant

Students at St. Joseph Catholic School in the West End practice singing and reciting the student pledge.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

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.

The plan uses technology to personalize each students learning, allowing them to move at their own pace in smaller groups.

Principal Dionne Partee says it will also free-up teachers to help students individually.

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Cincinnati Archdiocese
10:49 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Archdiocese now has petitions protesting new teacher contract

Demonstrators gather on Fountain Square to pray and sing as they protest the new Catholic teacher contract.
Ann Thompson WVXU

UPDATE: (4/25/14)

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.

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Religion
9:32 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Church responds to Pope's resignation

Local Catholic church officials are reacting to today's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of the month.

In a statement, Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis Schnurr writes:

“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.

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