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Most recent Saturday Scholar Series presentation available on the Web

Author: Arts and Letters


Cathleen Kaveny, professor of theology and John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law; Lawrence Cunningham, John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology; and Rev. Richard McBrien, Crowley-O’Brien Professor of Theology, delivered the most recent lecture in the University of Notre Dame’s Saturday Scholar Series, “A Change at the Top: Pope Benedict XVI,” on Nov. 12.

The panelists examined some of the political, theological and doctrinal issues that will be addressed by the new pope, and what his papacy might mean for contemporary Catholics.

The presentation is available for viewing on the Web at:



Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters, the Saturday Scholar Series presentations begin three and one-half hours before kickoff of each home football game.

The next presentation will be Saturday (Nov. 19) and will feature Maria Tomasula, Michael P. Grace Associate Professor of Art, Art History and Design, with a presentation titled “Vast: The Art of Maria Tomasula,” to be held in the Snite Museum of Art.

Originally published by Susan Guibert at on November 17, 2005.