Pennsylvania Catholic school teacher fired for gay wedding

A teacher at a Roman Catholic high school in suburban Philadelphia has been fired after obtaining a New Jersey marriage license with plans to wed his same-sex partner.
Michael Griffin was fired Friday from Holy Ghost Preparatory School after administrators said the move violated his contract.
Father James McCloskey, the school’s headmaster, issued a statement saying faculty members at the school are required to follow church teachings, NBC Philadelphia reported.

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Photo: AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Pennsylvania Catholic school teacher fired for gay wedding

A teacher at a Roman Catholic high school in suburban Philadelphia has been fired after obtaining a New Jersey marriage license with plans to wed his same-sex partner.

Michael Griffin was fired Friday from Holy Ghost Preparatory School after administrators said the move violated his contract.

Father James McCloskey, the school’s headmaster, issued a statement saying faculty members at the school are required to follow church teachings, NBC Philadelphia reported.

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Photo: AP Photo/Matt Slocum