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Third Indiana Catholic school employee fired in growing scandal over LGBTQ staff

Oct 28, 2019

By Tim Fitzsimons

A former social worker at an Indianapolis Catholic high school says she was fired for making public statements in support of LGBTQ colleagues who were terminated.

“If you publicly support, you know, (being) against discrimination … you too, can be a victim of losing your job,” Kelley Fisher told IndyStar.

Fisher, who is straight and had been assigned to Roncalli High School, thinks that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis moved to have her fired because of two Facebook posts she shared in support of two lesbian guidance counselors who had worked at Roncalli for years before they were fired.

The archdiocese has previously said in a statement that the Supreme Court “has repeatedly recognized that religious schools have a constitutional right to hire leaders who support the schools’ religious mission.”

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