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Bishop Doran to Notre Dame: Rescind Obama Invitation or Change your Name Comments

This decision of your flies in the face of the expressed directive of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.I would ask that you rescind this unfortunate decision.(Bishop Doran) Continue Reading

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  1. RALPH CUTRO
    5 years ago

    Dear bishop Doran,
    Thank you for standing up for the unborn. I am very troubled by the actions,inactions,inconsistencies within the Church.It is time the Church takes a united stand against "Catholic" politicians, "Priests" and Catholics
    who go against Christ's teachings. I would hope that Bishops and the hierachy of the Church start a "Reform" from within and cleanse the Church from the top down.
    Thank you Bishop Doran for your strong stand.

  2. Ann Marie Smithhisler
    5 years ago

    Dear Bishop Doran,

    May God bless you Today, Tomorrow, all your live and forever for all you are doing for God and His People.

  3. gerald mcdonnell
    5 years ago

    He (Father Jenkins) reminds me that we must learn from history. Not all the priests of world war 2 made a stand against that form of darkness that entered the world, some even embraced the nazis even said those that did not were narrow thinkers (sound familiar?)

    It is my belief that a soul like Maximilian Kolbe shines a brighter light and that A soul like his would not bow before President Obama today on that which he knew to be wrong. Many who lived then are embarrassed for not being stronger i would pray we are spared that embarrassment
    May the ALMIGHTY TRINITY in HIS LOVE and MERCY help us all to stand together against that which we know to be wrong
    Best Regards
    G McDonnell

  4. Elrafa Por2gl
    5 years ago

    How about changing its name to Notre Shame University? After all, this is where Richard McBrien disseminates his shameful heresies very shamelessly.

  5. Sadie O.
    5 years ago

    What a great letter! I go to a non-Catholic college, but I still think it's more Catholic than Notre Dame. Thank you, Bishop Doran.

  6. BE
    5 years ago

    Why doesn't Father Jenkins do the moral and right thing? He should step down immediately! Any person who supports abortion shouldn't speak at a Catholic University!!!

  7. Kevin W Donohue
    5 years ago

    Et tu Notre?

  8. Gary D.
    5 years ago

    It is outrageous to watch as the President of Notre Dame defies the tremendous outcries of the people to rescind its invitation to Obama. I am ashamed to be a Notre Dame supporter and will no longer proudly show my support for my once beloved University. I feel the president of the University should be removed from his position and a true Catholic be put in his place. One who cares about the church and its teachings rather than show boating in front Obama. I call for all Notre Dame students, past and president to boycott the ceremony in protest and in support of our Catholic (and Christian) Faith and Church.

  9. Glenn Berry
    5 years ago

    I am so glad to see bishops finally starting to speak out about such things. God bless Bishop Doran and all the bishops who have wrote Notre Dame, and all the laity as well. We as Catholics can no longer afford to sit back and ignore anarchy in the Church, because it's that attitude that has enabled this type of thing to happen in the first place. There are those inside and outside the Church, who feel that they can disregard our beliefs and our rights because no one will care enough to fight back. We have to prove them wrong and speak out. We failed to do this during the last election and now Christians have a powerful enemy in the White House.

  10. jason weiland
    5 years ago

    How can the leading Catholic university invite somebody who is against many of the beliefs of the catholic church? We should be upset about this, but we should also be upset with ourselves for electing officials that are not in total agreement with our beliefs. It is a shame that 60 to 70 million catholic let this country get in the shape that is in today. We as catholics need to stop voting with our bank accounts in mind and voting with our Lord in mind.


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