Notre Dame comes out of the closet: not even pretending to be Catholic now!
NOTRE DAME, Indiana (LifeSiteNews.com) - White House Secretary Robert Gibbs stated today that N. will give the commencement address at Notre Dame University this year. The school confirmed the announcement, stating on its website that N. will also receive an honorary doctor of laws degree at the University's 164th University Commencement Ceremony at 2 p.m. May 17 in the Joyce Center on campus.
In 2004, the United States of Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a policy statement called "Catholics in Political Life," which says, with reference to pro-abortion politicians, "They should not be given awards, honors or platforms which would suggest support for their actions."
President N. has been called the "abortion president" by pro-life activists, and his appearance at the university would appear to violate the USCCB's policy against honoring pro-abortion politicians.
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