President Obama is set to give the commencement address and accept an honorary law degree at Notre Dame University this Sunday. Some student groups plan to protest the president’s speech and 10 Notre Dame alumni – all priests – contend in an open letter that the school is risking its “true soul.”
Should graduation ceremonies at what some consider the cathedral of Catholic education feature a president who supports policies, such as legalized abortion and embryonic stem cell research, which violate church teachings?
We’ll take an in-depth look at the controversy in the Newsroom with Fredricka Whitfield Saturday at 4pm ET. We’ll talk with people on both sides of the Catholic divide over abortion. We also want to know what you think. Should President Obama speak at Notre Dame’s graduation ceremony?
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