Father Drinan’s Chair
THE GEORGETOWN HOYA, Oct. 27 —
Law Center Dean T. Alexander Aleinikoff announced Oct. 23 that a chair in human rights had been established for Father Drinan, a former five-term Congressman who is a public supporter of abortion rights.
a ceremony on Monday at the
Reilly, president of the Cardinal Newman Society, called the new chair “a
horrible embarrassment for
Said Reilly, “It has come to the point that it is dubious
SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE, Oct. 28 — Notre Dame’s new Magnificat program is “a divine little tale about a nationally recognized Catholic university taking two inner-city Catholic schools under its wing.”
At least that’s how South Bend Tribune staff writer Michael Wanbaugh described the new program implemented by Notre Dame to help Catholic schools fulfill their mission.
Adalbert and St. Anne in
A key element of the program is in-classroom instruction from Notre Dame professors.
what I am is an on-site professional developer,” said
RIVERFRONT TIMES, Oct. 25 — Ground was broken Aug. 28 on construction of Saint Louis University’s new sports arena, but the Jesuit-run school is still facing court proceedings over the project, the St. Louis newspaper reported.
few local residents and some members of a Masonic temple have filed suit over
the contribution of $8 million towards the arena’s construction costs by a
tax-financing district established by the city of
Although a trial court ruled that the funding was constitutional because “SLU, although a university with a Jesuit tradition, is not a university ‘controlled by a religious creed,’” an appellate court last month ordered the case’s transfer to the Missouri Supreme Court.
University representatives insist that the $80-million arena will help redevelop its neighborhood.
Said university spokesman Clayton Berry, “The Saint Louis
University arena will bring hundreds of thousands of people to midtown
ASSOCIATED PRESS, Oct. 27 — A federal judge has ruled in favor of the Air Force in a lawsuit that claimed that Christian values were illegally promoted in the Air Force Academy.
Some recent academy graduates alleged that their religious freedom rights were violated by an evangelical Christian chaplain, who urged cadets to attend Christian services or “face the fires of hell.”
James Parker of