Well, some years ago, a seminal book was written by a Holy Cross Father James Burtchaell called The Dying of the Light – the thesis of which was, a number of universities in America that began under religious auspices and for religious purposes… think of University of Chicago, Yale, Princeton, Harvard… These universities began as explicitly religious, devolved by a slow evolution into completely secular institutions. One thing that Burtchaell pointed out that is sort of fascinating, is the subtle way this happened… He meant it as a kind of wake up call to Catholic Universities…
Watch and listen to Fr. Barron’s commentary on “The HHS Mandate: Anti-Catholic and Un-American”….
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