Booing Notre Dame; Catholic University Rolls out the Red Carpet for Obama
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES
President Obama is speaking and receiving an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame's graduation ceremony on Sunday. The university has been moving to the left for years but had managed not to isolate its conservative Midwestern alumni and the Catholic Church's hierarchy. That luck has run out for the Irish.
The Obama invitation is in direct violation of a 2004 statement issued by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. In Catholics in Political Life, the bishops stated unequivocally that The Catholic community and Catholic institutions should not honor those who act in defiance of our fundamental moral principles. They should …
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Publication information: Article title: Booing Notre Dame; Catholic University Rolls out the Red Carpet for Obama. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: May 15, 2009. Page number: A18. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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