The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday that Marquette University shouldn’t have fired a conservative professor over his blog post that criticized a student instructor he believed shut down discussion about opposition to gay marriage.
James Martin, S.J. June 12, 2018
Why didn’t more Catholic leaders express sorrow for or show compassion to our L.G.B.T. brothers and sisters in Orlando?
“I hope to share ‘best practices’ from parishes that have successfully reached out to the L.G.B.T. Catholic community,” Father Martin told America.
Ellen K. Boegel June 05, 2018
The chairman of the bishops’ conference said the decision “confirms that people of faith should not suffer discrimination on account of their deeply held religious beliefs.”
Associated Press June 04, 2018
But the court is not deciding the big issue in the case, whether a business can refuse to serve gay and lesbian people.
Bishop Robert P. Deeley of Portland, Maine, pictured in a 2012 photo (CNS photo/G regory L. Tracy, The Pilot). 
“Our continuing participation could result in me advocating for two different, and even contradictory, positions,” Bishop Deeley wrote.