Resignation of 2 Seattle area Catholic-school teachers stirs protests over church stance on same-sex relationships

Resignation of 2 Seattle area Catholic-school teachers stirs protests over church stance on same-sex relationships

SEATTLE — For a few hours Tuesday, rainbow-clad crowds of Catholic-school students, alumni and parents covered the entrances of the Seattle Archdiocese offices in Capitol Hill and John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Burien.They protested the abrupt departure of two teachers at Kennedy Catholic, who they say were forced to quit last week because of their same-sex relationships. A letter sent to parents from the school’s administration said the “highly capable” teachers “voluntarily resigned,” but did not mention why. So far, no one with firsthand knowledge of the situation has confirmed eit...


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