Two U.S. bishops said they welcomed the Supreme Court’s 7-2 ruling July 8 which said California Catholic schools could not be sued for job discrimination in firing teachers.
U.S. bishops welcome court decision on Catholic schools
Divided court examines if religious schools exempt from discrimination laws
The court heard arguments May 11 about fired Catholic school teachers where schools said they have a “ministerial exception” to discrimination laws.
Supreme Court to hear cases of fired Catholic school religion teachers
The court agreed to take up the combined cases of two California Catholic schools that were sued by teachers they had fired who claimed they had been victims of job discrimination.