Archive: February, 2011
Late last night, college President Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, finally offered an explanation. Father Jim was fired for being gay. Here's the statement she released to the public:
"As president of Chestnut Hill College, a private Catholic institution, it is imperative that I clarify the conditions of our College's decision not to issue a new part-time teaching contract to Jim St. George.
"St. George served as adjunct instructor in our School of Continuing and Professional Studies from January 2010 to February of this year teaching a variety of courses in religion and scripture.
Thanks to anchor Joyce Evans and news producers at MyFoxPhilly for inviting me to appear on their 6pm newscast last night to discuss the latest grand-jury report on the sex scandal in the Philadelphia Archdiocese.