In light of recent developments on social media, the Rector of the Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Pittsburgh, PA has issued the following statement:
Kaleb Patrick Lippert is neither a student nor employee of the Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. There is no record of him ever being associated with the Byzantine Catholic Seminary in any way.
As an educational institution and as an employer, the Byzantine Catholic Seminary upholds the revealed truth of the equal dignity of all human persons as bearers of the divine image. The educational mission of the Seminary is bound to the official teaching of the Catholic Church and to the received patrimony of Byzantine Tradition. The Byzantine Catholic Seminary welcomes all qualified applicants who wish to be educated in this particular faith tradition. In its admissions and employment policies, the Seminary eschews discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.