Catholic Universities

The Biden Administration Poses New Threats to Catholic Education

By Patrick J. Reilly, Crisis, March 9, 2021 In just the first months of the Biden administration, Catholic educators have been confronted by serious threats to their freedom to teach and witness to the Catholic faith. We knew the storm was coming. Over the last four years, schools and... read more

Following Charles Rice

By Elizabeth Kirk, Crisis, March 1, 2021 Six years ago this week, longtime Notre Dame law professor Charles Rice entered his eternal reward. Rereading his obituary now, and reflecting upon his enormous influence on me, I want to say to my friends: We need to follow his example better! In... read more
Loyola University Chicago

On What Foundation is the University Built?

By Randall Smith, The Catholic Thing, November 9, 2020 Not long ago, you could attend conferences with titles like “Is a Christian University Possible?” By that was meant, “Can a modern ‘pluralistic’ university be Christian?” Or would the Christian convictions of the institution... read more

Catholic university faculty upset that school criticized gay marriage

By Matt Lamb, The College Fix, November 02, 2020 ‘Stab in the back’ to oppose gay marriage Professors and students at Assumption University, a Catholic college in Massachusetts, are upset at the institution for sharing a document on voting that criticized gay marriage. “We should... read more

Catholic Colleges Should Fight Pornography

For young people at home and in campus residences, the temptation to view online pornography has probably never been higher. In response to a student petition, The Catholic University of America began blocking nearly 200 porn websites in 2019. Patrick Reilly Blog, October 13, 2020 To... read more

Notre Dame divided on nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court?

By Ellie Gardey, The College Fix, September 28, 2020 Judge Amy Coney Barrett is an alumna and a current professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School, but students, faculty members, and alumni of the university are divided over her nomination to the Supreme Court. Barrett’s... read more

Mayor Pete, Notre Dame, and the Church

SYCAMORE TRUST, AUGUST 26, 2020 Appointing pro-abortion, pro-same sex marriage, anti-religious liberty #Buttiieg to the @NotreDame faculty scandalizes and entangles the school in partisan politics. #GoCatholicNDCLICK TO TWEET Mayor Pete, Notre Dame, and the Church In late June, Notre Dame... read more

The New York Times and Notre Dame

Sycamore Trust, August 7, 2020 .@NotreDame students fed daily doses of the now unmasked bigotry of the @NYTmes. #GoCatholicNDCLICK TO TWEET As we reported last year, at the instance of student government Notre Dame is providing every student a free online subscription to the New York Times,... read more

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
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JPII Institute VP says school’s identity is ‘seriously threatened’