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University of Notre Dame Laetare Medal

Standing Proud with Notre Dame

Adam Istvan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Istvan

When it comes to fighting for health care, compassionate immigration reform and a range of social programs that help uplift the poor, Obama's policy priorities align with traditional Catholic values.

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.

Martin Sheen To Receive Award For Humanitarian Work

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Activist-actor Martin Sheen will be honored by the University of Notre Dame with its Laetare Medal for his humanitarian work,...