Monday, May 18, 2009

"Great Is Truth. It Will Prevail."

Lost in yesterday's shuffle was the speech given by Judge John Noonan (above right) -- the 1984 Laetare Medal winner recruited by Notre Dame's leadership to fill in at the commencement after its intended recipient for 2009, the former US ambassador to the Vatican Mary Ann Glendon, declined the US church's most prestigious prize.

Fullvideo available
on the Dome's page... and here, the text of Noonan's talk:

PHOTO: Reuters