The Corner

Should Catholic Schools Have the Right to Enforce Church Teaching?

The Washington Post and The New Republic are joining in the effort to shame a private Catholic school for enforcing a “morals” clause in its contract against a woman, apparently a lovely teacher and gym coach, who has decided to have a baby by artificial insemination with her female partner.

Should Catholic schools have the right to require the teachers who teach in their schools believe what the Church teaches?  Should they not practice what the Church preaches?

Apparently not, according to the hatred now directed at this one school.  

Freedom of association, which is the freedom of individuals to form together to build institutions that advance their beliefs, is now the forgotten freedom in liberal America.

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