Notre Dame 88

By Charles E. Rice Fr. Norman Weslin, O.S., at the complaint of Notre Dame, was arrested in May 2009 and charged as a criminal for peacefully entering the Notre Dame campus to offer his prayer of reparation for Notre Dame’s

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Father John Jenkins Pro-Life Baby Steps

Father John Jenkins, C.S.C., released a message to the University of Notre Dame family outlining two pro-life initiatives to recompense for the scandal of awarding President Obama an honorary degree. 1.  Father Jenkins plans to attend the March for Life

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Notre Dame Must Answer For The Obama Scandal

[Updated as of 8-26-2009 AD at 6:01 pm CST, see below] Bishop D’Arcy pens an article in the dissident Catholic Jesuit-run magazine, America, by rapping the University of Notre Dame in it’s failure in being a witness to the Gospel

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Res & Explicatio for A.D. 5-13-2009

Salvete AC readers! Here are today’s Top Picks in the Catholic world: 1.  Mark Shea has accused the pro-life anti-abortion torture defenders for creating the ‘nightmare’ of Patriot Act abuse.  A homeschooled kid was arrested under suspicion of sending death threats to President

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Bishop D'Arcy Responds

In a prior post, I noted the defense of Jenkins, President of Notre Dame, that Notre Dame honoring our pro-abort President on May 17, 2009 wasn’t a problem because Obama wasn’t a Catholic and that the policy of the USCCB against

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Res & Explicatio for A.D. 4-22-2009

Salvete AC readers! Here are today’s Top Picks in the Catholic world: 1. The HOT rumor of the day is that “Father John Jenkins, the president of Notre Dame, is in Washington today (Tuesday) for an unannounced meeting at the White

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Jenkins to Pro-Life Students: No dialogue for you!

One of the main defenses of Jenkins in regard to Obama Day on May 17, 2009 at Notre Dame is as follows:  “However misguided some might consider our actions, it is in the spirit of providing a basis for dialogue

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The Giggle Test

In my “real life”, for my sins no doubt, I am an attorney.  Before I raise an argument in court before a judge or a jury, I always make sure it can pass the giggle test.  It has two components: 

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Northwestern Indiana Humanist University

Bishop Thomas Doran of Rockford, Illinois pulls no punches in his letter to Jenkins regarding the homage to Obama day scheduled for May 17, 2009 at the college currently known as Notre Dame.

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"Notre Dame didn't understand what it means to be Catholic"

As President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops,  Francis Cardinal George of Chicago today spoke out on the Notre Dame scandal.  The money quote:  “So whatever else is clear, it is clear that Notre Dame didn’t understand what it means to be

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Third Bishop Reproach's Notre Dame Decision

Bishop Gregory Aymond of the Diocese of Austin has reproached the decision rendered by the University of Notre Dame to allow President Obama to do the 2009 commencement address and receive an honorary law degree.  In an E-Pistle issued earlier today, Bishop Aymond

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The Bishop Speaks

Hattip to Dale Price.  Bishop John M. D’Arcy has made his statement: “Concerning President Barack Obama speaking at Notre Dame graduation, receiving honorary law degree March 24, 2009 On Friday, March 21, Father John Jenkins, CSC, phoned to inform me

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Notre Dame-Obama Scandal Roundup

News spread fast with the announcement that the University of Notre Dame (ND) will have President Obama at its commencement speaker and receive an honorary degree.  Our very own Donald R. McClarey was johnny-on-the-spot with the breaking news last night. 

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Notre Dame Honors Pro-Abort

The University of Notre Dame announced today that President Obama will be the commencement speaker this year and receive an honorary degree.  Leaving aside the spit in the face insult to Our Lady that this invitation constitutes, the bishops of this

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