Catholic school teacher fired for gay wedding plans

NORMANDY, Mo. (RNS) A popular music teacher at a Catholic school was fired after church officials learned that he planned to marry his male partner of 20 years in New York. By Elizabethe Holland.

Tempers flare over priest fired over Mass prayers

ST. LOUIS (RNS) A Roman Catholic bishop in Illinois confirmed that a priest was fired because he “simply would not and could not pray the prayers of the Mass” as written in a new translation of the Mass. By Tim Townsend.