Quote of the Day: Former Catholic school teacher Richard Hague

“I simply cannot believe that Jesus would require me to condemn my friends, nor that Jesus would require me to report any of my colleagues who supported, even loved, gay persons, nor do I believe for a moment that Jesus would punish me for my earlier ministry.”

-- Richard Hague, who retired from a 45-year career in Catholic schools when he refused to sign a new contract in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati that required him not to support gay causes.