Cardinal George: Obama invite an ’embarrassment’

Cardinal Francis George is urging Catholics “to call, to e-mail, to write letters” about the “extreme embarrassment” the University of Notre Dame has caused by inviting President Barack Obama to speak at its commencement next month. But George acknowledged, at a weekend conference on human dignity and infertility, that the South Bend university is “not going to disinvite the president … no matter what you do.” He said the bishops conference will be working with Notre Dame to clarify what the university’s responsibilities should be as a Catholic institution.