Friday, May 9, 2014

Notre Dame Denies Recognition for Group Promoting Catholic Teaching on Marriage

The University of Notre Dame recognized a “gay-straight alliance” student group last academic year, but it has now denied recognition to a student organization created to uphold the Church's position on marriage, according to the Sycamore Trust, an alumni organization committed to strengthening the University’s Catholic identity.

Notre Dame’s Office of Student Affairs has reportedly rejected the application of the student organization Students for Child Oriented Policy (SCOP).  Without approval, the group is unable to receive funding, use University space, or sponsor events.

The Trust called the rejection “startling and deeply disappointing.  (more...)

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