Metropolitan-Archbishop Borys Gudziak, the highest-ranking Ukrainian Catholic prelate in the United States and organizer and president of Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU), will be the principal speaker and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s 177th University Commencement Ceremony on May 15, Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced today.
A prayer service in remembrance of victims of the shootings at two mosques Friday (March 15) in Christchurch, New Zealand, will be held at 12:15 p.m. Thursday (March 21) in the rotunda of University of Notre Dame’s Main Building.
Groody, an Ansari Institute affiliate, is an award-winning author and filmmaker on international migration and refugee issues.
Rafat and Zoreen Ansari and their family, of South Bend, Indiana, have made a $15 million gift to the University of Notre Dame for the creation of an institute dedicated to the study of religion around the world. "The need for people of faith to focus on what unites us rather than on what divides us has never been more urgent,” said Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.…