Monday, May 22, 2006

You're Fired!

Just when you thought the Roman Catholic Church couldn’t get any crazier…

1). Why was Kelly Romenesko, a lifelong Catholic, fired from her job as a French teacher at two Catholic schools in Appleton, WI?

A. She married her longtime boyfriend, who is Jewish
B. She aborted a fetus that tests confirmed would be born without a brain
C. She got pregnant using in vitro fertilization
D. She wrote a positive freelance movie review of “The Da Vinci Code” in the Appleton Gazette

2). What denomination is the church she now worships at?

A. Lutheran
B. Presbyterian
C. Unitarian
D. Jewish

1). C: Romenesko and her husband employed IVF — using her eggs and her husband’s sperm — to conceive. Shortly after announcing to her boss that she was pregnant, she was fired for not living up to Catholic doctrine.
2). A: No longer a Catholic, Romenesko now worships at the local Lutheran church.