Posts Tagged ‘University of Notre Dame’

Notre Dame University highlights how it welcomes gay athletes Comments 0

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

The University of Notre Dame in the United States has launched a campaign highlighting how it practises inclusion for gay athletes. A video to kick-off the campaign is titled “At Notre Dame, if you can play, you can play”. About 50 other US universities have made similar videos. On the video, Notre Dame athletic director Read more

Catholic scientist who defends evolution to be honoured Comments 0

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

A Catholic scientist known for his public defence of evolution is to receive a prestigious honour from a top American university. Professor Kenneth Miller, a biologist at Brown University, is to receive the University of Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal. A previous recipient was President John F. Kennedy. “Like many other scientists who hold the Catholic Read more

Catholic Church wealth and other items Comments 0

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Most people believe the real power in Catholicism resides with the hierarchy, and in terms of both theology and church law, that’s basically right. For instance, canon law says the pope wields “supreme, full, immediate and universal” authority, and it’s tough to get more sweeping than that. One wonders, however, if an accountant would reach Read more