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Notre Dame President-elect Father Robert Dowd succeeds Father John I. Jenkins, who is stepping down after 19 years.

Notre Dame board elects Father Robert A. Dowd as new university president

Dec 5, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The Congregation of Holy Cross priest and associate professor of political science, who serves as a current vice president, will... Read more

The Golden Dome atop the Main Building at the University of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame students defend ‘dignity and sanctity of women’ ahead of campus drag show

Oct 27, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Two seniors at the University of Notre Dame are leading a group of concerned students in objecting to a university-sponsored... Read more

Professors and students stand in front of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at The Catholic University of America's campus, to begin building truss number six of Notre Dame Cathedral in France.

A ‘true living medieval experience’: Catholic University students replicate Notre Dame cathedral architecture

Jul 28, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Students and professors at the Catholic University of America (CUA) are building a full-scale truss replicating that which was destroyed... Read more

The spire of Notre Dame collapsed in the April 15, 2019 fire.

Notre Dame Cathedral spire to be rebuilt as replica of pre-fire design

Jul 9, 2020

President Emmanuel Macron of France has announced that the Notre Dame cathedral spire will be rebuilt as a replica of... Read more

Catholics from Syria and Iraq walk the Chartres pilgrimage June 10, 2019.

Pentecost pilgrimages in France, Middle East link Catholics in prayer

Jun 19, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Catholics walked through Syria’s Wadi al-Nasara, or “Valley of the Christians,” this Pentecost, praying the rosary, alternating between the Arabic... Read more

Quasimodo Sunday: How the Hunchback got his name

Apr 28, 2019

As fire ravaged the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris earlier this month, one artist from Ecuador used her... Read more

The south rose window of Notre Dame on April 16, 2019.

Famous rose windows survive massive Notre Dame fire

Apr 16, 2019

Following a massive fire that engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday, the church’s three iconic rose windows were... Read more

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris.

The history of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

Apr 15, 2019

Firefighters in Paris are battling a fire in the roof of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, which threatens to... Read more

Fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris, April 15, 2019. FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images

Fire engulfs Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

Apr 15, 2019

By CNA Staff

Firefighters at Cathedrale Notre-Dame brought a devastating blaze under control, after the Paris cathedral caught fire Monday night. Read more

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

Notre Dame rescinds McCarrick's honorary degree

Feb 19, 2019

The University of Notre Dame has rescinded the honorary Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) degree it conferred on former Cardinal Theodore... Read more

Notre Dame’s pro-life club offers free childcare for parenting graduate students

Feb 8, 2018

Parents pursuing graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame are now able to partake in a free childcare service... Read more

Donald Trump at the RNC, July 2016.

Why Archbishop Chaput thinks the US presidential candidates are 'very bad news'

Sep 15, 2016

The 2016 presidential elections are particularly bad in the eyes of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia. He says they... Read more

The Golden Dome (Main Administration Building), University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

Notre Dame returns to its roots with 'faith and reason' center in Ireland

Jun 21, 2016

The Fighting Irish are headed to the Emerald Isle, with plans to establish a new center for dialogue between faith... Read more

Notre Dame University.

Six years after Notre Dame speech, Obama's 'common ground' claim questioned

May 1, 2015

Knights of Columbus head Carl Anderson questioned the Obama Administration’s policies in a speech at Notre Dame University, six years... Read more

The University of Notre Dame's Golden Dome.

Touchdown! Notre Dame scores big on HHS mandate at Supreme Court

Mar 9, 2015

By Matt Hadro

In a potentially groundbreaking decision, the Supreme Court nullified a federal court ruling against the University of Notre Dame on... Read more