Saturday, March 28, 2009

The Struggle for Notre Dame: Two Bishops and a Cardinal Add Their Voices

The escalating outcry over the invitation to President Obama to be the commencement speaker at Notre Dame - and the decision to bestow upon him the “Doctor of Law”- degree has an astonishing momentum.

Two more Bishops and a Cardinal have spoken out. Bishop Thomas Olmsted of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix released his E-Mail letter to Father John Jenkins, the President of the University. The subject line summarized the strong concern “Saddened by your tragic decision”:...
It is a act of public disobedience and a public scandal. Jenkins needs to go...and soon!

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