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Raclin, Murphys make lead gift for new art museum at Notre Dame

Author: Dennis Brown

Longtime philanthropists in the greater South Bend community – Ernestine Raclin and her daughter and son-in-law Carmen and Chris Murphy – have made a lead gift to the University of Notre Dame for the construction of a new community asset, the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art at Notre Dame.

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$50 million in gifts to support Notre Dame and the Congregation of Holy Cross

Author: Dennis Brown

Mary and Jay Flaherty, together with their alma mater, the University of Notre Dame, will contribute $50 million in support of the University and its founding religious community, the Congregation of Holy Cross, to broaden and deepen the work of both institutions in service to the Catholic Church.

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Faculty and students to participate in Vatican meeting on nuclear disarmament

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Working to advance the mission of the Church in service of development, peace and disarmament, attendees will address such topics as the July 2017 United Nations treaty banning nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons and the environment and the role of Church and civil society in promoting disarmament.

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Ecumenical Prayer Service Affirms Christian Unity in Challenging Times

Author: Amanda Skofstad

The service, held in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, led participants in prayers of repentance, joint recitation of the Apostles’ Creed, congregational singing and prayers of the people that gave thanks for the rich history and unique contributions of diverse Christian traditions.

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Statement from Father Jenkins on the HHS mandate

Author: Notre Dame News

The following is a statement from Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C, president of the University of Notre Dame, on the Trump administration’s decision today (Oct. 6) to broaden religious and moral exemptions to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services contraception mandate.

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