Australian archbishop says he’s OK with gay couples attending Catholic school dances


Andrew Potts | Gay Star News | January 22, 2016
One of Australia’s leading Catholic figures has said he is happy for gay and lesbian teens to take same-sex partners to school dances after a Melbourne Catholic school stopped a female student from taking another girl to her school formal but then relented after 1250 people signed a petition in support of the student.

The anonymous student had complained that the decision seemed to go against the Academy of Mary Immaculate school’s stated ethos of fairness to all.

‘I see no logical, just reason for this ban,’ the student had written.

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