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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.
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?
Opening the Word: God and neighbor
Timothy P. O’Malley is the managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Opening the Word: Rendered to God
Timothy P. O’Malley is the director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy.
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.”
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...
Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.
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.
Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.
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.
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.
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.