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(AP) -- A gay teacher at a Catholic high school in Southern California has lost his job after his wedding pictures were published in a local newspaper.
The San Bernardino Sun reports 45-year-old Ken Bencomo was fired from St. Lucy's Priory after marrying his partner of 10 years.
Bencomo's lawyer says officials were aware of Bencomo's sexual orientation for at least 10 of the 17 years he worked at the school.
In a statement, St. Lucy's says the school educates students in the tradition of the Catholic faith. A lawyer for the school says he can't comment without seeing Bencomo's allegations.
Bencomo hasn't filed a lawsuit. He says he would rather settle the matter without one.
A former school official says he thinks Bencomo would still be teaching if the wedding photos weren't published.