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University of Notre Dame

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Sep 18, 2021 / 16:41 pm Catholic nuns and his grandparents’ example helped instill in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas the belief that all people were children of God and that the racist flaws of American society were a betrayal of its best promises,

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 6, 2021 / 15:01 pm A new center at the University of Notre Dame seeks to bring Catholic social teaching into current-day political and constitutional debates. In May, the university announced it was launching the Center for Citizenship and Constitutional Government, to feature discussions

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., May 11, 2021 / 16:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). In a break with recent tradition, President Joe Biden will not be delivering the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame this year – although he was invited by the university to do so. On Tuesday,

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 26, 2020 / 06:08 pm MT (CNA).- This story has been updated. The Senate on Monday voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Barrett was sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice in a White House ceremony shortly after

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 15, 2020 / 09:30 am MT (CNA).- Over 600 students and alumni of Notre Dame Law School have signed a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. “We are convinced that Judge

CNA Staff, Oct 2, 2020 / 04:09 pm MT (CNA).- Father John Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, has tested positive for coronavirus, the university said in an email to students Oct. 2. Jenkins had been voluntarily self-quarantining since attending the Sept. 26 Supreme Court nomination ceremony for

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 23, 2020 / 07:45 am MT (CNA).- Judge Amy Coney Barrett has been the subject of renewed criticism regarding her Catholic faith, following reports that she is a leading candidate for President Donald Trump’s nomination to fill the current Supreme Court vacancy. With

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 21, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday announced a two-week hiatus from in-person class instruction, amid a growing number of COVID-19 infections on campus. Some alumni, students, and faculty are calling on university president Father John Jenkins

CNA Staff, Jul 25, 2020 / 02:25 pm MT (CNA).- Game show and talk show host Regis Francis Xavier Philbin died July 24 at 88. Philbin was a Catholic, and a longtime proponent and supporter of Catholic schools. “I think it made a great difference. Solidified me….taught me an awful

by Kevin Jones Denver Newsroom, Jun 22, 2020 / 08:19 pm MT (CNA).- Leading education expert Father Ronald Nuzzi will head a task force for Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Seattle, with a special focus on the “ministerial covenant” that helps Catholic teachers witness to and pass on the