Waldron Mercy Academy


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]