LifeSiteNews picks up on the South Bend Tribune interview of Notre Dame President Fr John Jenkins. Fazed by eighty-some bishops? Not hardly:
When asked in a South Bend Tribune interview published December 27 whether he would do it all over again, Notre Dame president Fr. John Jenkins answered, “Yes, I would.””He is the president of the United States, and there was a tradition of Notre Dame inviting presidents to be commencement speakers and receive honorary degrees, and we continue that tradition,” he said. Jenkins went on to point out the historicity of Obama as the nation’s first black president, saying it was “an honor for us to welcome him to campus.”
I’m sure that’s not going to sit well with some of Fr Jenkins’ companions at the March later this month. Do you suppose the invitation is ever going to be forgotten?