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RIP: Colleagues Praise Life of Thomas Aquinas College President

Catholic News Agency • 4/17/2009

May God grant Thomas Aquinas College a new patron in His eternal care. SANTA PAULA (CNA) - Friends and admirers of Thomas Aquinas College president Thomas Dillon gave thanks for his life’s work and expressed condolences to his family following news of his death in a car accident in Ireland. He and ...

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Georgetown Covers Up Name of Jesus at White House Request

Cardinal Newman Society • 4/17/2009

This is not the first controversy surrounding religious imagery at Georgetown recently. MANASSAS, Va. (Cardinal Newman Society) - Before President Barack Obama spoke on Tuesday, April 14, at Georgetown University, the White House asked that all signs and symbols be covered up at the Gaston Hall ...

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Fr. Frank Pavone to be Honored at Christendom College

Christendom College • 4/15/2009

Notre Dame is honoring one of the world’s most pro-abortion leaders while Christendom College will be honoring one of the world’s most pro-life leaders. FRONT ROYAL, Va. (Christendom College) - Christendom College will celebrate Commencement Weekend on May 15-17, 2009, and will honor Reverend Frank ...

Education is not something the Church adds something to, as though the process of educating were some kind of nakedly secular pursuit which the Church somehow makes “religious”. Rather, education is at the core of the Churches’ saving mission.

Learning From Notre Dame: Catholic Identity is Not Optional

By • Catholic Online • 4/14/2009

Catholic identity requires that the College community understand its ecclesial nature and mission. CHESAPEAKE, Va. (Catholic Online) - “By its very nature, each Catholic university makes an important contribution to the Church's work of evangelization. It is a living institutional witness to ...

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EMU Sued for Dismissing Student who Refused to Affirm Homosexual Behavior

Alliance Defense Fund • 4/14/2009

When a public university has a prerequisite of affirming homosexual behavior as morally good in order to obtain a degree, the school is stepping over the legal line. DETROIT (Alliance Defense Fund) — Attorneys with the Alliance Defense Fund Center for Academic Freedom filed a lawsuit against ...

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Notre Dame: 2 More Bishops and a College President

Cardinal Newman Society • 4/3/2009

Your decision to provide President Obama with a national platform -- worse yet, to honor him with an honorary doctorate of law degree -- is truly tragic, and will have disastrous, long-lasting consequences. MANASSAS, Va. (Cardinal Newman Society) - The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) petition at ...

I would ask that you rescind this unfortunate decision and so avoid dishonoring the practicing Catholics of the United States, including those of this Diocese.  Failing that, please have the decency to change the name of the University to something like, The Fighting Irish College or Northwestern Indiana Humanist University. (Bishop Thomas Doran)

Bishop Doran to Notre Dame: Rescind Obama Invitation or Change your Name

Cardinal Newman Society • 4/3/2009

This decision of your flies in the face of the expressed directive of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.I would ask that you rescind this unfortunate decision.(Bishop Doran) MANASSAS, Va. (Cardinal Newman Society) – Bishop Thomas G. Doran of the Rockford, Ill. Diocese, has provided ...

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Professor Charles E. Rice on the Notre Dame Controversy

By • Notre Dame Observer • 4/2/2009

The invitation should be withdrawn. It implies no personal animosity to suggest that Fr. Jenkins and the other Fellows and Trustees responsible for this fiasco should resign or be removed. NOTRE DAME (Catholic Online) - We publish in its entirety the excellent letter of Pro-Life champion, ...

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Catholic Universities: A Question of Identity

By • Zenit News Agency • 3/31/2009

There is a culture war going on in Catholic higher education and a new book addresses the roots of it. ROME (Zenit) - The controversy over the invitation of President Barack Obama to the University of Notre Dame has placed at the forefront once more the debate over the identity of Catholic ...

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Notre Dame Faces Groundswell of Outrage

By • LifeSiteNews • 3/24/2009

Notre Dame Professor McInerny said: Notre Dame has forfeited its right to call itself a Catholic university. NOTRE DAME, Indiana ( - Within hours of the announcement that Notre Dame has invited President Obama to issue the school's commencement address and receive an honorary law ...

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