New e-mails cast doubt on diocese’s story about firing Patricia Jannuzzi over Facebook flap

SOMERVILLE, NJ, March 25, 2015 ( – New e-mails released by Patricia Jannuzzi's lawyer have raised questions about whether a Catholic bishop has been entirely truthful about the potential firing of a schoolteacher over a pro-traditional marriage Facebook post. Patricia Jannuzzi, 57, is a theology teacher at Immaculata High School whose post condemning same-sex … [Read more...]

Radio campaign targets bishop in firing of Catholic teacher over pro-marriage Facebook posts

SOMERVILLE, NJ, March 25, 2015 ( – Bishop Paul Bootkoski is playing defense these days, as a series of radio commercials urge Catholic faithful around the country to call the bishop and ask why a Catholic schoolteacher may lose her job for rejecting arguments for gay “marriage” on her private Facebook page. The Lepanto Institute, headed by Michael Hichborn, … [Read more...]

Bishop backs Catholic school’s removal of teacher over pro-marriage Facebook comments: cites Pope Francis

SOMERVILLE, NJ, March 23, 2015 ( – A Catholic school has decided not to rehire a theology teacher who rejected the argument in favor of gay “marriage” on her private Facebook page, her family has announced. The controversy began last week after a student found a Facebook post by Patricia Jannuzzi, a 57-year-old theology teacher at Immaculata High School in … [Read more...]

Catholic school, with priest’s backing, suspends theology teacher for defending marriage on Facebook

SOMERVILLE, NJ, March 18, 2015 ( – A Catholic high school in New Jersey has suspended a 30-year veteran theology teacher for making comments on her personal Facebook page supporting the Catholic Church's position on homosexual marriage and family. Controversy struck when Patricia Jannuzzi – a theology teacher at Immaculata High School in Somerville, New Jersey – said that she … [Read more...]