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Cheer, Cheer for Old Notre Dame

thoughtadventure Wrote: May 23, 2012 7:59 AM
There are two things for which I must thank President Obama: He got the Catholic bishops to unite on a public stance, and he got Notre Dame to realize, at least a bit, that Catholic social teaching is not coterminous with being a liberal democrat.
When President Barack Obama appeared at Notre Dame in 2009 to accept an honorary law degree and deliver the university's commencement address, he did not dodge the fact that he favored legalized abortion and that Notre Dame -- and the Catholic Church to which it belongs -- does not.

Obama went so far as to suggest that the wholesale state-sanctioned killing of innocent human beings in their mothers' wombs was just one of those things that intelligent, well-educated people in a civilized society ought to be able to agreeably disagree about.

Indeed, he condescended so far as to say that in...