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ND Expert: Chinese government threatened by Christianity

Author: Shannon Chapla

Lionel Jensen

Government authorities in southeast China are continuing what local church leaders call a campaign against Christianity — knocking down crosses and razing sanctuaries at dozens of churches in the Zhejiang province.

Christianity has grown so rapidly, it’s viewed as a threat by the Communist government, according to Lionel Jensen, associate professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Notre Dame.

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International and Science

Grant propels largest growth of Notre Dame Haiti Program’s salt operations

Author: Marissa Gebhard

Workers at the Bon Sel Dayiti salt factory in Port-au-Prince bag clean, co-fortified salt for distribution in the nation’s marketplaces

The Notre Dame Haiti Program at the University of Notre Dame has received a large, anonymous grant that will support the growth of its salt program, which produces clean, co-fortified salt, intended to eliminate lymphatic filariasis and combat iodine deficiency disorder. The $375,000 grant will be matched by other donations and, in conjunction with several other resources, will fund the largest growth in the history of the salt program.

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ACE to send forth 254 Catholic school teachers and leaders in missioning ceremonies

Author: Bill Schmitt

Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi

The University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) will send forth 254 Catholic school teachers and leaders to serve in more than 175 schools around the country, capping a summer of intensive study, community formation and spiritual fellowship on campus.

ACE’s annual missioning Mass, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Friday (July 25) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, serves to celebrate and bless the teachers and leaders as they return to the communities they serve across the country.

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Notre Dame students and faculty research Ugandan communities

NDIDG partners with Building Tomorrow to build new school


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