30 March 2009

Pro-Life Tempest Over Obama’s Notre Dame Speech

The band is playing and it is all happening on the gridiron. Where is Knute Rockne when we need him? Right-wing Catholics and their blogging companions have their knickers in a knot over the fact that President Barack Obama is scheduled to be the May 2009 commencement speaker at the University of Notre Dame. Given the virulent responses led by the Cardinal Newman Society, perhaps the Four Horsemen will have to come back to escort the president to the dais.

(Read the full article by Mary E. Hunt at

1 comment:

  1. This controversy continues. Notre Dame has a dismal track record on women faculty, feminism and the like so I am not altogether confident this will have a happy ending. Stay tuned! MEH