Waldron Mercy Academy

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Waldron Mercy Will Meet Over Gay Teacher’s Firing

The Catholic school that fired a gay teacher will hold a special September meeting with parents to discuss the act. Nell Stetser, principal of Waldron […]

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OPINION: Chaput, Be Gone With You

Disclaimer: I am about as religious as as wet cardboard box, but it doesn’t take a devout Catholic to figure out that Archbishop Chaput’s public reaction […]

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Petition Asks for Reinstatement of Fired Teacher

Margie Winters, the gay teacher fired earlier this summer from Waldron Mercy Academy, on Monday delivered a petition calling for her reinstatement to the Philadelphia […]

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NCR Columnist: Catholic Schools Should Challenge Church on LGBT Hirings

More evidence that the controversy over a fired gay teacher at Waldron Mercy has sparked a nationwide debate: A prominent Catholic columnist is calling on […]

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Sister Mary Scullion Criticizes Firing of Gay Teacher at Waldron Mercy

One of Philadelphia’s most well-known Catholics has come out against the firing of a gay teacher at Waldron Mercy Academy. Sister Mary Scullion and her […]

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Local Gay Catholics React to Archbishop’s Statement on Fired Gay Teacher

Yesterday, we reported that Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput issued a statement over the recent termination of openly gay Waldron Mercy Academy teacher Margie Winters. In […]

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Archbishop of Philadelphia “Very Grateful” that Waldron Mercy Academy Fired Gay Teacher

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has finally broken their silence over last week’s termination of a Waldron Mercy Academy teacher because of her sexuality. Archbishop Charles J. Chaput […]

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Jim Kenney on Fired Waldron Mercy Lesbian Teacher

Yesterday, we shared the news that Waldron Mercy Academy fired a lesbian teacher, most likely because of her sexuality, and that parents from the school were […]

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What’s Missing from the Gay Teacher Firing Debate

Waldron Mercy Academy in Merion, Pa., has come under fire this week for its decision to fire Margie Winters, one of its long-time teachers — allegedly […]