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Notre Dame's Watershed Moment

By • Zenit News Agency • 5/29/2009

It needs to return to the basics of what it means to be Catholic and what it means to be a Catholic university. SOUTH BEND, Indiana (Zenit) - While the debate over Notre Dame's Catholic identity is nothing new, the recent controversy surrounding its decision to honor President Barack Obama may be a ...

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A Catholic College and Abortion Advocates: Here we go again

By • Catholic Online • 5/22/2009

Seattle University, a Jesuit institution, has invited Planned Parenthood to participate in a discussion on 'reproductive rights' WASHINGTON (Catholic Online) – Thursday, May 21 is Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord for Catholics in dioceses that have not opted to observe the feast on Sunday. ...

It was American Catholics drawing a line in the sand, after decades of harmful dissent and declining Catholic identity at leading Catholic colleges and universities. It is the political left in the United States that tried to portray the scandal in a political context, while hypocritically accusing the bishops of political motivations against the president.

Interview: Can Notre Dame Turn Back the Tide?

By • Zenit News Agency • 5/21/2009

Fully Catholic without compromise. That's the approach to Catholic higher education that Pope Benedict proposes. MANASSAS, Virginia (Zenit) - In the wake of the recent Notre Dame controversy, an opportunity arises to renew Catholic higher education in its identity and mission, says the Cardinal ...

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Notre Dame Becomes the Symbol of Catholic Dissent

By • Inside Catholic • 5/20/2009

The saddest thing of all, and the most tragic, Notre Dame has committed a scandal. WASHINGTON (Inside Catholic) - The "party's over" at Notre Dame, as the old Comden and Green song says: The party's over It's time to call it a day They've burst your pretty balloon And taken the moon ...

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Cardinal Arinze at Thomas More Commencement

Cardinal Newman Society • 5/20/2009

It is good to know that Thomas More College is encouraging graduates to emulate such a defender of the Catholic faith as Cardinal Arinze. MERRIMACK (Cardinal Newman Society) - On Sunday, May 10, His Eminence Francis Cardinal Arinze, former Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the ...

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At Thomas More College, Not Obama But Arinze

Thomas More College of Liberal Arts • 5/20/2009

Cardinal praised the College's dedication to the Catholic intellectual tradition and fidelity MERRIMACK, NH (Thomas More College of Liberal Arts) - Some Catholic colleges this year are seeking their commencement speakers from the ranks of men with power in the secular world—regardless of those ...

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Scranton Bishops Renew Request for Information from Catholic Colleges

Diocese of Scranton • 5/20/2009

Bishop Joseph F. Martino continues his efforts to ensure that the Catholic Colleges under his care are faithful. SCRANTON, Pa. (Diocese of Scranton) - Bishop Joseph F. Martino and Auxiliary Bishop John M. Dougherty have reaffirmed their conviction that a meeting with the four Catholic institutions ...

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Render Unto Obama?: Needed - A Faith-and-Reason University

By • The B.C. Catholic • 5/16/2009

Giving an honorary law degree to someone who does not recognize the natural right to life does dishonor to Notre Dame’s own Catholic identity LANGLEY, BC (BC Catholic) - Rev. John Jenkins, president of Notre Dame, is welcoming Obama in the name of respect and tolerance. He is unable to give a ...

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EXPOSED: Notre Dame Pres. on Board of Pro-Condom Organization

Cardinal Newman Society • 5/15/2009

Any Catholic university that supports a program to reduce poverty by eliminating poor children has a serious problem. MANASSAS, Va. (Cardinal Newman Society) - According to a story by, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, sits on the board of ...

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Catholic University Health Plans and Abortion

Cardinal Newman Society • 5/15/2009

University of San Francisco’s (USF) two health insurance plans for employees both provide for abortion, sterilization and contraception. MANASSAS, Va. (Cardinal Newman Society) - A recent investigation by Our Sunday Visitor reveals that some U.S. Catholic colleges and universities provide health ...

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