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Catholic writers analyze significance of Notre Dame's Obama controversy

Notre Dame ignited a firestrom of controversy this spring by inviting President Barack Obama to speak at the university's graduation ceremony and granting him an honorary law degree. After the big event on Sunday, the articles analyzing the President's speech, the political divide between Catholics, and the implications of both for the future of Catholicism began sprouting up. Below are just a few articles from Catholic publications that have been making the rounds on the internet via Twitter. (To check out the text and video of the speech, please click here.)

Fisking Jenkins and Obama , by Tom Hoopes for the National Catholic Register.

A House Divided by Ralph McInerny on The Catholic Thing Blog.

It was a 'face-up-to-the-life-you-have-just-inherited' speech by Sr. Joan Chittister for the National Catholic Reporter

Obama Gets a C minus at Notre Dame, by Michael Sean Winters for America: The National Catholic Weekly

An 'A' for Obama by Joe Feuerherd for the National Catholic Reporter

Obama at ND: Three lessons by Russ Shaw for Our Sunday Visitor

Obama and the ‘Real’ Catholics by George Weigel for The National Review Online

Obama's singling out Bernardin, Hesburgh is message for us, by Fr. Richard McBrien for the National Catholic Reporter

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