Tag: Covington Catholic High School

Washington Post files motion to dismiss Covington student’s lawsuit

Washington Post files motion to dismiss Covington student’s lawsuit

| Carol Zimmermann | April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Lawyers for The Washington Post filed a motion in federal court April 9 seeking the dismissal of the $250 million defamation lawsuit filed against the newspaper by Nick Sandmann, a student at Kentucky’s Covington Catholic High School.

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Report finds no evidence of racist statements from Covington students

Report finds no evidence of racist statements from Covington students

| Carol Zimmermann | February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

An independent investigation into the much-discussed encounter that went viral between Catholic high school students, a Native American tribal leader and members of another protest group on the Lincoln Memorial grounds in Washington in January found no evidence that the students of Kentucky’s Covington Catholic High School issued “offensive or racist statements.”

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Dioceses warned of possible legal action by Covington student’s lawyers

Dioceses warned of possible legal action by Covington student’s lawyers

| Carol Zimmermann | February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two weeks after the much-talked about and interpreted incident that occurred between Catholic high school students, a Native American tribal leader and members of another protest group, lawyers for one of the students sent more than 50 letters to media outlets, individual journalists, celebrities and Catholic dioceses and archdioceses warning of possible legal action.

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Bishop tells Covington Catholic High School community he stands with them

Bishop tells Covington Catholic High School community he stands with them

| Laura Keener | January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

You could literally hear a pin drop as the faculty, staff and student body of Covington Catholic High School waited in the gym Jan. 23 for the arrival of Covington Bishop Roger J. Foys.

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Covington high school incident: Investigation begins, discussion continues

Covington high school incident: Investigation begins, discussion continues

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Days after the now-famous exchange took place between Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington, the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky, announced it would begin a third-party investigation into what happened at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial following the annual March for Life Jan. 18.

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After initial outrage, claims of racism, clearer details of exchange emerge

After initial outrage, claims of racism, clearer details of exchange emerge

| Carol Zimmermann | January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

An exchange between Catholic high school students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington Jan. 18 was vilified on social media the following day, but the immediate accusations the students showed racist behavior have been stepped back as more details of the entire situation have emerged.

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