Catholic Universities

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

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
Fr. Jose Granados, DCJM. Courtesy photo

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

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Notre Dame: A Fiery Sign?