It's not the first time the archbishop has attempted to strong-arm a Catholic school into firing its LGBTQ+ faculty members.
Days after Indianapolis's Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School refused to axe a gay teacher, Cathedral High School fired an LGBT instructor rather than lose its status as a Catholic institution.
"We... recognize the harm that adhering to this mandate would cause our highly capable and qualified teachers and staff," said Father William Verbryke.
"Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?" he asked. "Is it licit to hire a hitman to resolve a problem?"
"A pope who is guilty of heresy and remains obstinate in his heretical views cannot continue as pope," the letter signed by 19 priests and theologians says.
Alain de la Morandais said of church abuse: "We always have the impression that it is a rape, that there is violence. But I do not always think so."
Around 1,000 people have now signed a petition calling on the school to reverse their decision.
Cardinal George Pell, a former Vatican treasurer, is the most senior member of the Catholic Church to be convicted of child sex abuse.
Pope Francis said people can't spend their whole lives accusing the church of wrongdoings.
The existence of internal guidelines was revealed to a man seeking answers from the church after he found out his biological father was a priest.
"Conjuring up personified evil does not fall under free speech."
Some of the alleged incidents date back to the 1960s, and five names have never been made public before.
The new report details allegations dating back from 1946 and implicates 4.4 percent of the German Catholic Church's clerics over that period.
"Many young people do not turn to us for anything because they don't feel we have anything meaningful to say," the Pope conceded.
American clergy met with the pope at the Vatican to discuss the sex abuse crisis in the church.
The media's attempts to cover for Francis because of their love for his politics is vile.
A former high-ranking Vatican official says that Pope Francis covered up allegations of sexual abuse in the church
Frederick Markle is reportedly a self-proclaimed Catholic bishop with no parishioners.
While still predominately Catholic, Ireland has voted to legalize abortion.
Police believe the violent attack was in retaliation for the recent Pennsylvania grand jury report.
Investigators were trying to locate the rogue reverend, Bishop Edward Burns told churchgoers on Sunday.