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Mary Ann Glendon

Laetare Medal: Glendon is the Wrong Recipient

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzette Standring

Faith is not an exclusive club membership. Yet this is the message that Mary Ann Glendon, former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, sent when she rejected the University of Notre Dame's Laetare Medal.

Of Big and Small Tents: Arlen Specter as a Dem, and the Obama Storm at Notre Dame

Kent Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kent Greenfield

If Church leaders think Obama is a worse invitee than either Rice or Mukasey, then their tent is shaped so as to include those who authorize and defend torture, but to exclude those who support abortion rights.

Mary Ann Glendon's Failed "Hail Mary"

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Crittenden Frum

In declining Notre Dame's award, Mary Ann Glendon is suggesting that Obama may be president but he is not her president, or the Catholics' president -- a highly divisive and anti-democratic sentiment.