LGBT Employment Protection in the Catholic Church

In principle, the Catholic Church’s social teaching includes strong support for workers’ rights, and protection from any form of injustice or unfair discrimination. Except, that is, where they are the employers, and the workers are LGBT. In such cases, the church insists on their own protection from the standard provisions of employment law.

Francis DeBenardo reports on one case where the judge clearly disagrees, which could have widespread implications for other cases around the US.


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