Catholic Universities

Catholic Schools and the Common Good

By Stephen P. White, The Catholic Thing, May 28, 2020 A minor kerfuffle erupted earlier this month when Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York made the unforgivable mistake of saying complimentary things about the president of the United States. The occasion for this crime was a group phone call... read more

Notre Dame Plays Host to Transgender Ideology

By Alexanra Desanctis, National Review, February 20, 2020 A Catholic university should know better than to promote harmful pseudoscience dressed up as compassionate care. It has become all the rage on college campuses to affirm “gender diversity” and embrace the notion that children can... read more
Graphic appearing on news release issued by Irish 4 Reproductive Health, a group suing the university to force it to provide free contraceptives and abortifacients in its health plans.

Federal judge says abortifacients lawsuit can proceed against Notre Dame

By Ann Carey, Catholic News Service, January 28, 2020 Federal judge says abortifacients lawsuit can proceed against Notre Dame SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A lawsuit to force the University of Notre Dame to provide free contraceptives and abortifacient drugs in its health plans will proceed after... read more

This Catholic school ‘does not have a position on abortion.’ How is it Catholic?

School officials completely refuse to say By Briana Kraemer, The College Fix, January 28, 2020 A Catholic college in Ontario, Canada is refusing to defend its Catholic character after a campus political controversy led the school to claim that it takes no position on the matter of... read more

Diversity & Tolerance — Of What?

Sycamore Trust, November 13, 2019 The woke agenda of @NotreDame Student Government's Anne Jarrett aka @profanniety turns out the light on Catholic identity #GoCatholicNDCLICK TO TWEET Notre Dame’s student government led off the new school year by handing all students free subscriptions to... read more

Student Slander and Provocation Unchecked

BY SYCAMORE TRUST, OCTOBER 8, 2019 Intimidation on@NotreDame's campus against individuals and groups upholding Catholic teaching on homosexual sex #GoCatholicNDCLICK TO TWEET In one of the most indefensible, and perhaps consequential, decisions of his tenure, Notre Dame president Father John... read more

Cardinal Pell: ‘Amazon Or No Amazon, The Church Cannot Allow Any Confusion’

Following his conviction in the County Court of Victoria on five counts of child sexual abuse in December last year, Pell was sentenced in March to six years in prison, of which he must serve at least three years and eight months. By Ed Condon/CAN/August 9, 2019 MELBOURNE, Australia —... read more

Mayor Pete at ND — “Friends in High Places”

Sycamore Trust, August 7, 2019 LGBTQ alumni agenda finds favor @NotreDame with members of the Jenkins administration #GoCatholicND. Last March, Notre Dame gave the Gay and Lesbian Alumni Association of Notre Dame (GALA) and its gay marriage agenda a boost by allowing GALA to... read more
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JPII Institute VP says school’s identity is ‘seriously threatened’

By JD Flynn, Catholic News Agency, Vatican City, Jul 31, 2019 The vice-president of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome said that changes to the school’s governing structure and academic program are a serious threat to its identity, and to the important pastoral ministry it... read more

Villanova historian says Chaput, Cordileone, and Strickland are ‘devout schismatics’

Denver, Colo., Jul 18, 2019 / 06:35 pm (CNA).- A Church historian at Philadelphia’s Villanova University has said three U.S. bishops are “devout schismatics” who try to diminish the authority of Pope Francis. “They are devout in the sense that they publicly display their preference for... read more

More Reasons to Avoid Public Education

By Tom Allen, Crisis, June 27, 2019 My family experienced public school for the first time this past semester and it was, well … memorable, up to and including last weekend’s graduation ceremonies. After 20 years of private Catholic schooling from K through college for our first three... read more

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Notre Dame: A Fiery Sign?

The Clock Runs Out