Sarajevo’s agony echoes as Ukraine braces for a dark winter
December 29, 2022
“It is absolutely the case that terrorizing the civilian population, to break their morale, to get them to demand of their leaders that they surrender, is not a form of military necessity,” said Mary Ellen O’Connell, a University of Notre Dame law professor and expert on international law.
Notre Dame Law School
This new visual tool can help assess burnout on your team
December 27, 2022
“Because the Matches Measure is a visual measure, it makes assessing burnout as quick and easy as it gets,” says Cindy Muir (Zapata), the Notre Dame management professor who developed the measure, in a release about the tool.
Churchgoing and belief in God stand at historic lows, despite a megachurch surge
December 21, 2022
“Somebody who has no religious affiliation, they may well value religion,” said David Campbell, a political scientist at the University of Notre Dame.
Catholics need a restorative justice approach to the church’s sexual abuse crisis
December 20, 2022
Daniel Philpott is a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame.
The New York Times
The Miraculous Life and Afterlife of Charlene Richard
December 20, 2022
“Sainthood links the local church to the universal church,” says Kathleen Sprows Cummings, director of Notre Dame’s Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, who wrote “A Saint of Our Own,” about the more than century-old campaign for a patron saint of the United States (leading contenders include St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Kateri Tekakwitha, though each was born before the country’s founding).
What the TikTok government bans mean for you
December 18, 2022
To Kirsten Martin, director of Notre Dame University’s tech ethics center, the TikTok dogpiling seems more like a reaction from politicians not being able to crack the app’s influence.
Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame athletes spread cheer to children fighting cancer
December 17, 2022
University of Notre Dame athletes are typically the ones being cheered on. But a handful of athletes have formed an initiative to do some cheering of their own by providing pep talks to children battling cancer.
National Catholic Reporter
Eucharistic Revival seen as chance to minister with Latino Catholics
December 14, 2022
Timothy Matovina, a professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame who focuses on Latino Catholics, said that many Latinos "almost act sometimes as if the Eucharist is reserved for the most holy. You'll hear people say, 'Well, my parents were divorced, so I can't receive Communion,' which of course is not true."
Department of Theology
Oklahoma takes 'momentous' step to allow taxpayer-funded religious schools
December 12, 2022
“The policy implications are huge because this is the first state that is going to allow religious charter schools,” said Nicole Stelle Garnett, a University of Notre Dame law professor and influential religious charter school supporter who wants other states to follow Oklahoma’s lead. “The legal implications are huge because this is the first state that says that they have to,” she said in an interview.
The Reinvention of the Catholic Church
December 11, 2022
As John T. McGreevy observes in Catholicism: A Global History From the French Revolution to Pope Francis, signs that the Church has lost vitality are abundant.