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Justice Clarence Thomas credits Catholic nuns’ anti-racist example

Catholic nuns and his grandparents’ example helped instill in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas the belief that all people were... Read more

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Diocese of Cleveland, Notre Dame partner to boost Catholic schools

The diocese of Cleveland announced this week that it will partner with the University of Notre Dame to reinvigorate two... Read more

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New Notre Dame center seeks to bring Catholic social teaching into political discussions

A new center at the University of Notre Dame seeks to bring Catholic social teaching into current-day political and constitutional... Read more

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Notre Dame university website celebrates ‘Pride Month’

The website of the University of Notre Dame has a feature post celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride on its diversity and inclusion... Read more

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Notre Dame president tests positive for COVID-19

Father John Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, has tested positive for coronavirus, the university said in an... Read more

Amy Coney Barrett at the White House Rose Garden, Sept. 26, 2020.

‘A person of utmost integrity’: Catholic leaders pay tribute to Amy Coney Barrett

Catholic leaders and academics have voiced their support following President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill... Read more

Participants in the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Americans agree: abortion is not a 'desirable good'

A new abortion study has revealed the complexity of Americans’ views on abortion, and an openness to discussion. But among... Read more

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What Catholic clergy and laity have in common: a Gospel mission  

Catholic clergy and laity have a shared responsibility to proclaim the Gospel, speakers at a conference sponsored by the University... Read more

Alasdair MacIntyre, March 2009.

Alasdair MacIntyre: True friendships are rare, but possible

For Aristotle, the definition of perfect friendship was so narrow that precious few could achieve it.  Read more

Attorney General William Barr at University of Notre Dame Law School, Friday October 11. Image from WNDU-TV South Bend.

Attorney General says education is 'ground zero' in fight for religious freedom

In his Friday remarks, William Barr warned of a rise in secularism that is intent upon the “organized destruction” of... Read more

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Notre Dame students disturbed by anti-Catholic rhetoric

Students and observers are reacting to a hand-painted sign, posted outside an academic hall at the University of Notre Dame,... Read more

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Notre Dame panel on abuse crisis: Where do we go from here?

It has been more than a full year since the sex abuse allegations against the former cardinal Theodore McCarrick and... Read more

What Catholic universities are doing to address the sex abuse crisis

Late last summer, as accusations of abuse against then-cardinal Theodore McCarrick surfaced, a grand jury report from Pennsylvania detailed decades... Read more

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Indiana bishop urges Fightin’ Irish to join Knights

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, whose diocese includes the University of Notre Dame, made the invitation in a January 30 letter... Read more

The University of Notre Dame's Main Building, which houses the murals which will soon be "covered by woven material consistent with the décor".

Notre Dame to cover prominent Columbus murals

A series of murals depicting Christopher Columbus' life and exploration displayed at the University of Notre Dame will be covered... Read more

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Some Fighting Irish are fighting porn

Students at the University of Notre Dame have asked university administrators to block pornography on the university’s wi-fi networks.  Read more

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Notre Dame will not rescind McCarrick's honorary degree- for now

The University of Notre Dame announced that it will not rescind the honorary degree conferred upon Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, whose... Read more

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Bishop Rhoades: 'I strongly disagree' with Notre Dame contraception decision

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the University of... Read more

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Notre Dame professor criticizes university’s provision of ‘simple contraceptives’

After the University of Notre Dame announced it would fund  “simple contraceptives” in its insurance plan, one Notre Dame professor... Read more

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University of Notre Dame adds ‘simple contraceptives’ to insurance plan

The University of Notre Dame has announced that it will fund “simple contraceptives” through its insurance plan.  Read more