Notre Dame’s Father Jenkins heads to March for Life
Catholic World News - January 22, 2010
Eight months after the University of Notre Dame drew criticism from over 70 bishops for awarding an honorary degree to President Barack Obama, Father John Jenkins has traveled to Washington for the March for Life for the first time since he became university president.
“We’re very glad to have Father Jenkins and faculty coming,” said pro-life student leader Mary Daly, who opposed the decision to President Obama an honorary degree. “This is something we’ve been working to get for a several years now.”
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Posted by: ltoscan2645 -
Jan. 22, 2010 2:07 PM ET USA
its nice he is there but he missed a great teaching moment sometime ago.....i am stiil confused as to why he is still head of a "Catholic" university after he disobeyed the request of his local ordinary to not grant an honor to a pro-abortion president... why after all this time have there been no consequences.. from a very confused and concered Roman Catholic