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National Catholic Reporter

October 18, 2017

Contraception mandate: women's health or religious liberty issue?

"The mandate reflected a view that religious freedom is really just about a freedom to worship on the Sabbath and believe in the privacy of your home," said Richard W. Garnett, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame and director of the university's Program on Church, State and Society.

National Catholic Reporter

October 18, 2017

For a more robust Catholic literary culture

At the Trying to Say God conference this past June, more than 200 Catholic writers traveled to the University of Notre Dame to grapple with the question that has generated thousands of words of analysis in the past few years: Is Catholic literature dead? 

Our Sunday Visitor

October 18, 2017

Opening the Word: God and neighbor

Timothy P. O’Malley is the managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

Catholic News Service

October 17, 2017

True dialogue respects deeply held beliefs of others, say speakers

Paulo Carozzo is the director of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

The Wall Street Journal

October 17, 2017

When Doing Good Ends Badly for CEOs

Timothy Hubbard, an assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and one of the study’s authors, says the findings suggest that CEOs who pull off strong profits in a seemingly socially responsible way build up goodwill with their boards because they have managed to achieve two goals at once.

Fox News

October 17, 2017

When Doing Good Ends Badly for CEOs -- Update

Timothy Hubbard, an assistant professor at Notre Dame University's Mendoza College of Business and one of the study's authors, says the findings suggest that CEOs who pull off strong profits in a seemingly socially responsible way build up goodwill with their boards because they have managed to achieve two goals at once.

The Washington Post

October 16, 2017

Sneak peek: D.C.’s huge new Museum of the Bible includes lots of tech — but not a lot of Jesus

Mark Noll, one of the country’s most prominent experts on American Christian history, served as an adviser. 

Time

October 15, 2017

Why So Many People Believe Conspiracy Theories

"In this case, conspiracy theories can be like emotional poultices," says Joseph Parent, a professor of political science at Notre Dame University and Uscinski's co-author.

October 14, 2017

Why Chinese students are being drawn to America’s faith-based universities – US provost tells all

The trend is evident at the University of Notre Dame in the US state of Indiana, where Thomas Burish is the provost, responsible for academic administration.

National Catholic Reporter

October 13, 2017

Fr. Antonio Spadaro spells out Francis' mercy-drenched vision

Earlier this week, Spadaro gave a talk at the University of Notre Dame titled "The Diplomacy and Geopolitics of Mercy: The World of Pope Francis."

The Wall Street Journal

October 13, 2017

Review: ‘The Collector of Lives’ Taught Us the Art of Art History

Building on these excellent studies, Ingrid Rowland, from the University of Notre Dame, Rome, and Noah Charney, the author of several books about art crime, have written a brisk account of Vasari’s achievements, complete with gossipy details from the original text and snippets from the latest scholarship.

CNN

October 12, 2017

Pope Francis calls for change to Catholic teaching on death penalty

But John Cavadini, a professor of theology and director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame, welcomed the Pope's comments.

Crux

October 11, 2017

Spadaro at Notre Dame: “Mercy essential to understanding pope’s political engagement”

Key papal ally, Father Antonio Spadaro, gave a lecture at Notre Dame on Tuesday arguing that the theme of mercy is critical to understanding Pope Francis's political engagement.

Our Sunday Visitor

October 11, 2017

Opening the Word: Rendered to God

Timothy P. O’Malley is the director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy.

The Wall Street Journal

October 11, 2017

I’m From Pharaoh and Here to Help

Felipe Fernández-Armesto, a professor at Notre Dame, is the author, most recently, of “A Foot in the River: Why Our Lives Change—and the Limits of Evolution.”

Associated Press

October 11, 2017

NCAA to form commission in response to bribery scheme

Other members of the commission include Association of American Universities president Mary Sue Coleman, Florida athletic director emeritus Jeremy Foley, Hofstra athletic director Jeffrey Hathaway, Atlanta Hawks owner/vice chairman Grant Hill, USA Basketball chairman General Martin Dempsey, Notre Dame president Rev. John Jenkins...

The New York Times

October 11, 2017

Amid Scandal, N.C.A.A. Forms Commission to Reform Men’s Basketball

While he declined to speak for the commission, its members do not include any public critics of amateurism, and some — such as the Rev. John I. Jenkins, the president of Notre Dame — are outspoken supporters.

The New York Times

October 11, 2017

MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

The honorees include Nikole Hannah-Jones, 41, a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine who writes about the persistence of racial segregation in housing and education.

Religion News Service

October 10, 2017

Study up: A Reformation anniversary reading list

Brad S. Gregory, a professor at Notre Dame, looks at how the legacy of the Reformation — the Enlightenment, self-determination and religious freedom that includes the right to reject religion — would have shocked Luther, whose goal was to spread Christianity.

National Catholic Reporter

October 09, 2017

Conference on 'Amoris Laetitia' was dialogical, grounded in reality

At the conclusion of Vatican II, the University of Notre Dame hosted a series of lectures and discussions on the conciliar texts, looked at from an interfaith perspective. 

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