April 30, 2009

Notre Dame says no Laetare Medal winner this year

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(RNS) The University of Notre Dame said it will not award its prestigious Laetare Medal to anyone this year after a former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican declined the honor to protest President Obama’s planned commencement address. Notre Dame, still reeling from blistering criticism from conservatives and more than 50 U.S. bishops for its invitation […]

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