"NOTRE DAME, Indiana, April 7, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Seven more bishops have publicly spoken out against the University of Notre Dame's invitation to President Barack Obama to give the commencement address and receive an honorary law degree on May 17. In total 24 U.S. bishops have condemned the scandal (see list at bottom).
LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) today obtained Bishop William Higi's statement in Sunday's print edition of The Catholic Moment, the weekly newspaper of the Diocese of Lafayette, IN." The bishop encouraged readers to file their protest at www.notredamescandal.com where a petition launched by the Cardinal Newman Society has reached over 248,000 signatures. The article continues: Seven More U.S. Bishops Make 24 Against Notre Dame Scandal: