It would have passed much more quickly except for the faculty and a few students. It was the parents who were so angry.” Emma Winters, daughter of math teacher Joanne Winters, went so far as to put up a petition on Change.org, a laundry list of liberal talking points about homosexuality and parenting that some observers believe had to have been written in part by adults.Before it was taken down altogether it garnered more than 1,000 signatures.A group of Charlotte Catholic mothers told me that the parents were so angry because the nun’s talk highlighted their own personal shortcomings.“Their sins are coming to light; divorce, promiscuity, contraception, abortion, even homosexuality.” Another told me Earnhardt is part of a dissenting Catholic parish called St.And this is where the real story of the nun’s lecture comes to light. She was collateral damage for those who wanted the scalp of Father Kauth and even more want to stem encroaching orthodoxy from this otherwise Catholic-light enclave.The larger story is about how the dissenting Church is dying in Charlotte, North Carolina and this is perhaps its dying gasps.Did that stop the wolf-pack come to pick at his innards and suck on his bones?The angry parents yelled and screamed and demanded for what was supposed to be an hour and a half but stretched into two and a half hours.
One mother shared with me a text message she received from a dissenting mother.
One math teacher, Catherine Bischoff, walked out of the talk because she was so upset, and announced that her class would have an open day, no teaching, because she was so angry. The God I believe in wouldn’t say those things about you.” According to my source, the students “were like, yeah!
According to this student, Bischoff told her class, “The God I believe in loves you all. ” The student said the controversy got bigger and bigger and “it became all that anyone talked about” but that “the faculty made it that much worse.
” Father twice said yes, but they were talking about two different lectures.
Sister knew in her bones the talk with the gay stuff would not fly in an all-school assembly. He did not back away from the material, only from the venue and he blamed himself.