Should have expected that!
You got me there.
As Obama sashays and saunters across the stage to receive his honorary doctorate, all of the non-Catholic and anti-Catholic faculty and board members who think it doesnt matter whether Catholic teachings are taught to students at Notre Dame should contemplate the following homework:
si·mo·ny (sī'mə-nē, sĭm'ə-)
n. The buying or selling of ecclesiastical pardons, offices, or emoluments.
[Middle English simonie, from Old French, from Late Latin simōnia, after Simon Magus, a sorcerer who tried to buy spiritual powers from the Apostle Peter (Acts 8:9-24).] si'mo·nist n.
There may be Catholics at Notre dame that day, but they wont be on the inside listening to the Kenyan.
Obama bought face time at ND with his fame. ND isn’t a church, but the average Joe could be pardoned for regarding ND as an arm of the RCC.