Cincy Archdiocese – All Teachers Are Ministers! Hosannah-Tabor For All!

June 3rd, 2014

In what seems to be a blatant effort to extend the ministerial exception under Hosannah-Tabor to all of its teachers, the Cincinnati archdiocese is requiring that all teachers sign employment contracts giving them the title of “minister,” regardless of what subject they teach. Oh, and they also bar “cohabitation or sex outside of marriage, using in-vitro fertilization, living a gay “lifestyle,” or publicly supporting any of these.” These “ministers” would effectively be outside the scope of the law.