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Belmont Abbey College on Title IX: Legitimizing Gender Identity ‘Spiritually Harmful’

source: http://www.cardinalnewmansociety.org/CatholicEducationDaily/DetailsPage/tabid/102/ArticleID/4565/Belmont-Abbey-College-on-Title-IX-Legitimizing-Gender-Identity-%E2%80%98Spiritually-Harmful%E2%80%99.aspx

Following charges of “discrimination” from a national LGBTQ activist group, Belmont Abbey College defended its request to the U.S. Department of Education (ED) for a Title IX exemption in an interview with The Cardinal Newman Society, saying the ED’s broadening of Title IX to include “gender identity” threatened the College’s religious mission and would force the college to advocate practices that are “spiritually harmful.”
“A policy which would legitimize gender identity issues, particularly according to the interpretation put forward by employees of the Department of Education, would, first of all, abdicate the responsibility of the college community as a whole to act in accord with its fundamental identity as a community which publicly identifies itself as in communion with the Catholic Church,” Abbot Placid Solari, O.S.B., chancellor of the College, told the Newman Society.  read more