Open letter to Archbishop Schnurr

Editor’s Note: While we staff find some grievous factual errors in this letter that need correction, its spirit of solidarity is something we find commendable and worthy of attention from those who live in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.  Here are some clarifications: Xavier University and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are distinct entities legally, according to canon and civil law.  As an institution run by the Society of Jesus, Xavier is not under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese.  The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is not threatening to “fire all openly gay teachers and administrators.”  Rather, the new contract for teachers – who … Continue reading Open letter to Archbishop Schnurr