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Bishop D’Arcy Challenges Notre Dame

Discussion in 'One Bread, One Body - Catholic' started by Michie, Aug 25, 2009.

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  1. Michie

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    http://www.ncregister.com/daily/bishop_darcy_challenges_notre_dame/
     
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    According to this article, Notre Dame is under the authority of the Holy Cross Fathers rather than the bishop of the diocese in which their college is located.

    Notre Dame, Obama, and the Bishop’s Authority|Catholic Exchange

    While it would certainly be beneficial for Notre Dame and Bishop D'Arcy to enjoy a more cordial relationship, I don't think it can happen without the bishop realizing that dictating who should get honorary degrees at Notre Dame is not within the bounds of his authority. I hope that they can resolve their differences amicably, and in a way that is respectful of Notre Dame's and the Holy Cross Fathers' autonomy in this area.
     
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    It is the same for all Catholic universities in the US. They are run by boards of trustees and not their founding religious orders. The point is that ND in this case chose to follow a secular path and no the one outlined by the man given teaching authority over the institution preferred, namely the bishop.
     
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