Distinctly Catholic: The best reason not to invite Donald Trump to be graduation speaker is that such an invitation would help normalize his presidency and its threat to democracy.
University of Notre Dame
After months of intense debate, the University of Notre Dame announced that Vice President Mike Pence will be the main graduation speaker this spring.
Organizers of the first National Symposium on the Life of the Religious Brother are casting a wide net, inviting not just brothers, but all people — women religious, lay people, priests and deacons — to join a discussion about the life and mission of religious brothers in the Catholic church today.
College round-up: In a top 10 list of Catholic colleges and universities for 2017, University of Notre Dame topped the list, scoring 25th in the nation overall.
"My concern a little bit is that, should the new president come, it may be even more of a circus," said Notre Dame's president, Fr. John Jenkins.
Take and Read: Catherine Mowry LaCugna, along with her book God for Us, led me to rediscover the most "practical" doctrine of the Christian faith.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput appeared on Notre Dame's campus Thursday, speaking about the bleak consequences for a society when infidelity and promiscuity run rampant and families break down.
Distinctly Catholic: Yesterday, at the University of Notre Dame, this year's Laetare Medal was awarded jointly to Vice President Joe Biden and former Speaker of the House John Boehner.
Distinctly Catholic: The University of Notre Dame will give its prestigious Laetare Award to Vice President Joseph Biden and former Speaker of the House John Boehner.
A series of college events and conferences will give attention to Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical each day next week, highlighted by two cardinals going from one campus to the next.