- May 24, 2020
Student activists say Notre Dame is refusing to adopt an anti-porn filter for its on-campus WiFi system.
Holy Cross Father John I. Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, has directed the university to donate $100,000 toward the renovation of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
The nation’s oldest Catholic honor will go to Norman Francis, a civil rights leader and pioneer in Catholic higher education.
Holy Cross Father John I. Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, said he has heard from many in the campus community that the “deeply disturbing” stories of clergy sexual abuse have “disheartened and challenged their faith.”
The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school’s president said, following criticism that the images depict Native Americans in stereotypical submissive poses before white European explorers.
Speaking about sexual abusing clergy such as ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Notre Dame President Father John Jenkins says, “[The tendency is] just to imagine that they are thoroughly corrupt people, but the problem is that it’s not true.”