Mystery at Notre Dame: A priest-historian has been forced to back off a project promoting authentic Catholic educationHistorians in the News
tags: Notre Dame, Bill Miscamble
A prominent priest in the religious order that founded Notre Dame University has been compelled to back out of a project aiming to provide Notre Dame students information to help ensure they get an authentic Catholic education.
Holy Cross Father Bill Miscamble, longtime Notre Dame history professor and prior History Department chair, has disassociated with a website created for him to help students and parents identify faculty and courses that best foster a Catholic education at the University.
The University of Notre Dame was founded by a priest from the Society of the Congregation of Holy Cross, whose Indiana Province shares in governance of the University.
Two days after NDCatholic.com went live, Father Miscamble had to make the announcement, “I regret that I can say only that I am required to end my involvement with the NDCatholic site and am not at liberty to say why.”
LifeSiteNews inquired with Father Miscamble on the situation, and he responded, “I am very sorry, but I cannot comment on this matter. God bless you.” ...
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