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  • Ralph's "Knights" in shining armor: can McInerny's "murders" save Notre Dame? [Catholic Caucus]

    04/28/2010 7:37:44 PM PDT · by mlizzy · 2 replies · 184+ views
    RenewAmerica ^ | 4-28-10 | Tom O'Toole
    "It's been a while since I saw a priest here in a Roman Collar. Except Fr. Hesburgh, but he's not on campus much since his retirement." "So you're at Notre Dame?" "My husband's doing graduate work." She hesitated. "In theology..." "Good God!" — Kate, to Father Dowling, from A Cardinal OffenseWhat he objected to was substituting generic excellence — conceding that was what the university was getting with these clowns... — and an excellence peculiar to Notre Dame. "They [the current faculty] would be equally happy or unhappy at Meatball Tech, providing the salary was as astronomical as here." "You...

    01/30/2010 10:41:25 AM PST · by NYer · 17 replies · 496+ views
    Zna ^ | January 29, 2010
    SOUTH BEND, Indiana, JAN. 29, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Prominent Catholic author, professor and cultural commentator Ralph McInerny died today at the age of 80. "I have no voice or words to speak our loss. Not yet. Not today," Joseph Bottom of First Things wrote today on the magazine's Web site. Ralph McInerny was a professor of philosophy and the Michael P. Grace Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He held degrees from St. Paul Seminary, University of Minnesota and Laval University, and had taught at the University of Notre Dame since 1955. He directed the Jacques...