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University of Notre Dame Head Football Coach Marcus Freeman

Update: Notre Dame football coach calls conversion to Catholic faith ‘a personal decision’

Sep 16, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell, Jonathan Liedl

Head football coach Marcus Freeman told members of the press Sept. 15 that he had tried to keep his recent... Read more

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Notre Dame head football coach Marcus Freeman joins the Catholic Church

Sep 14, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell, Jonathan Liedl

“Welcome to our newest Catholic, Marcus Freeman,” read an announcement in the Sept. 11 bulletin published by St. Pius X... Read more

Iskali, a ministry that serves young Hispanic Catholics in the United States, received major grants to help it continue its evangelization efforts.

Notre Dame is betting on young Hispanic Catholics to be the future of the Church

Aug 19, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Iskali, a ministry that helps form young Hispanic adults in the Catholic faith, will take its evangelization efforts to the... Read more

Borys Gudziak, Archeparch of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia.

Ukrainian Catholic archbishop to speak at Notre Dame commencement

Mar 23, 2022

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Borys Gudziak of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia will deliver the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame... Read more

The Golden Dome at the University of Notre Dame, one of the 16 colleges named in a lawsuit accusing them of illegally conspiring to reduce financial aid.

Lawsuit alleges Notre Dame, Georgetown among universities rigging financial aid

Jan 12, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The University of Notre Dame and Georgetown University are among 16 elite private universities and colleges facing a federal lawsuit... Read more

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Notre Dame mandates COVID booster shots for all students

Dec 8, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The University of Notre Dame will require all its students to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster in order to attend... Read more

Libresco, Favle and Bachiochi during the “The Dignity of the Sexed Body: Asymmetry, Equality, and Real Reproductive Justice” panel Nov. 13.

Women scholars discuss danger of redefining women

Nov 23, 2021

By Kelsey Wicks

Efforts to redefine women undermine their feminine dignity and unjustly pressure them to resort to abortions to keep pace with... Read more

Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski.

Former Congressman Dan Lipinski: we must be “Catholic first”

Nov 13, 2021

By CNA Staff

Former Congressman Dan Lipinski has urged faithful to be “Catholics first” in the public square, putting their faith above an... Read more

The 31st annual meeting of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium will take place Oct. 7-9 at the University of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame to host 31st Annual Black Catholic Theological Symposium

Oct 3, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On Oct. 7, the University of Notre Dame will begin to host the 31st annual Black Catholic Theological Symposium (BCTS)... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Justice Clarence Thomas credits Catholic nuns’ anti-racist example

Sep 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

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

Aug 27, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

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

Aug 6, 2021

By Matt Hadro

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’

Jun 9, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

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

Golden Dome at the University of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame president tests positive for COVID-19

Oct 2, 2020

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

Sep 27, 2020

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'

Jul 21, 2020

By Matt Hadro

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

Golden Dome at the University of Notre Dame.

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

Mar 7, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

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

Nov 17, 2019

By Mary Farrow

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

Oct 14, 2019

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

Golden Dome at the University of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame students disturbed by anti-Catholic rhetoric

Oct 2, 2019

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