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A Memorable Reacquaintance in Rome: Pope Presents Prize to Notre Dame Theologian

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Some 40 years ago, Rev. Brian E. Daley, S.J., Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology, then a doctoral student at Oxford, met Rev. Joseph A. Ratzinger, then a professor of theology at the University of Regensburg, at an academic conference in Germany. Whether or not Pope Benedict XVI remembers their first meeting, Father Daley won’t soon forget their second. On Oct. 20, at a ceremony at the Vatican, Pope Benedict presented Father Daley with a 2012 Ratzinger Prize for Theology. Read More

Former president of Catholic Relief Services to speak on University role in promoting integral human development

Author: Elizabeth Rankin


Former president of Catholic Relief Services (CRSKen Hackett will deliver the lecture “How Can a University Promote Integral Human Development?” at the University of Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies at 4 p.m. Nov. 15 (Thursday). The talk, which will be held in the Hesburgh Center Auditorium, is free and open to the public.

Following Hackett’s address, Raymond Offenheiser, a 1971 Notre Dame graduate and president of Oxfam America, another highly respected development and relief agency, will offer commentary. Read More