March 27, 2009

Criticism over Obama invite mounts at Notre Dame

Chris Carrington, a political science major from the Chicago area, said he doesn't see how Obama's appearance at Notre Dame contradicts Catholic values.

"To not allow someone here because of their beliefs seems a little hypocritical and contradictory to what the mission of the university and church should be," he said.

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1 comment:

Luis Fernandez said...

ND is a university which wishes to bind itself to the Church, which means it has to "walking the walk" when it comes to upholding the tenets of the Church. But ND has historically been Catholic in name only with respect to a great many social issues.

I'm fascinated by the conversation around how far they can stray without getting reprimanded, and I'm saddened that it has taken this long for the conversation to take place.