Tag: Bishop John D’Arcy

Bishop D'Arcy Responds

In a prior post, I noted the defense of Jenkins, President of Notre Dame, that Notre Dame honoring our pro-abort President on May 17, 2009 wasn’t a problem because Obama wasn’t a Catholic and that the policy of the USCCB against Catholic institutions honoring pro-abort politicians only applied to Catholic pro-abort politicians.  No, that wasn’t a

Third Bishop Reproach's Notre Dame Decision

Bishop Gregory Aymond of the Diocese of Austin has reproached the decision rendered by the University of Notre Dame to allow President Obama to do the 2009 commencement address and receive an honorary law degree.  In an E-Pistle issued earlier today, Bishop Aymond had this to say: “I, along with many other Catholics, express great disappointment and sadness

The Bishop Speaks

Hattip to Dale Price.  Bishop John M. D’Arcy has made his statement: “Concerning President Barack Obama speaking at Notre Dame graduation, receiving honorary law degree March 24, 2009 On Friday, March 21, Father John Jenkins, CSC, phoned to inform me that President Obama had accepted his invitation to speak to the graduating class at Notre

The Bishop and the President

Bishop John M. D’Arcy of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is planning to release a statement tomorrow, March 24, on the intention of Notre Dame to pay homage to Obama on May 17, 2009.  Assuming that the Bishop condemns the visit this would not be his first clash with the powers that be at Notre Dame.