Ralph McInerny, a well-known academic and member of the faculty of Notre Dame for more than half a century, said Notre Dame has “forfeited its right to call itself a Catholic university.” Capello tip to the American Papist.
Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Bishop Salvatore Cordileone - whom you might know from his time given to Catholic Answers Live - Bishop of Oakland this morning. The American Papist and Whispers in the Loggia has coverage.
I’m happy to hear that Fr. Guy Selvester has resumed blogging at Shouts in the Piazza.
The American Papist passes along Fr. Jenkin’s refutation of criticism over the invitation of President Obama to the commencement exercises of Notre Dame.