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Editorial

Upon this poll I shall build my church?

On February 15, Notre Dame Philosophy Professor Gary Gutting published an analysis of the Catholic Church’s position on birth control…

“Do This in Memory of Me”: Conclusions of a Chapel Crawl

“Attending Mass in various dorms has made me aware of a troubling feature of residential Masses: the way in which deviation from a standard celebration, even for the sake of intimacy, community or a relaxed atmosphere, can interfere with the reality of the Mass.

Contraception and conscience

A few weeks ago two ROVER editors were presented with a textbook case for evangelization. “Convince me that I’m wrong!”…

Business – challenged?

From Scholastic’s mock of business majors earlier this fall to the conversation you just had in your seminar, bashing business…

Deans, drugs, and debauchery

I have a friend with a pretty shaky notion of reality.  She took the dean’s words as gospel when he…

Value-neutral journalism?

“Freedom OF religion cannot coexist with freedom FROM religion,” declared Archbishop Charles J. Chaput at the August 2011 World Youth…

Dialogue between Notre Dame and President Obama on religious freedom?

Should Notre Dame be forced to offer contraception to its students and employees?   A September 28 letter by University President…

Trustee’s silent departure points to need for pro-life leadership

Though recent attention has been paid to the departure of Roxanne Martino from the Notre Dame Board of Trustees, only…

Handling of controversial trustee appointment raises questions about the university’s mission

In the wake of President Obama’s 2009 honorary degree and commencement speech, a flurry of university press releases asserted Notre…

There is nothing noble in the middle

Earlier this semester, The Observer’s Ryan Williams penned a vitriolic editorial condemning those who take a definitive stance on abortion….