#ShortNews: Indianapolis archdiocese: Jesuit school no longer considered Catholic

Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School says the Archdiocese of Indianapolis is no longer going to recognize them as a Catholic school, likely because of their refusal to fire a teacher who in a same-sex marriage.

“To our knowledge, the Archdiocese of Indianapolis’ direct insertion into an employment matter of a school governed by a religious order is unprecedented; this is a unique action among the more than 80 Jesuit secondary/pre-secondary schools which operate in dioceses throughout North America, along with the countless Catholic schools operated by other religious orders such as the Christian Brothers, Dominicans, and Xaverian Brothers.”

Brebeuf says the Archdiocese’s decision will not change their identity and they plan to continue to serve as a Catholic school in the Indianapolis community.

Source: https://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/archdiocese-of-indianapolis-will-no-longer-recognize-brebeuf-jesuit-as-a-catholic-school

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