Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Tom Golisano is Pro-Life, for real this time.

It is now apparent that Tom Golisano who gave 4 Million Dollars to Ave Maria University, is really pro-life all alone. It wasn't clear before, but now it is.

Catholic Online

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (Catholic Online) - I recently wrote an article on the generous four million dollar gift received by Ave Maria University from Tom Golisano. Some within the broader Pro-Life and Catholic community raised issues concerning the acceptance of the gift, others concerning the naming of the new athletic facility after the donor.

Among those who questioned the naming of the facility was the Cardinal Newman Society. They did so in a public press release. Out of respect for both Ave Maria and the Cardinal Newman Society we offer the full text of the response of Ave Maria University to the Cardinal Newman Society. We also offer the CNS statement below this story:


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Anonymous said...


Patrick J. Reilly, president of The Cardinal Newman Society, said in response to reading Golisano’s letter, “Having great hope for the future of Ave Maria University and sharing its commitment to faithful Catholic education, I am relieved and grateful that Mr. Golisano has publicly opposed legalized abortion. This is the best possible outcome of a situation that helps demonstrate the importance of Catholic institutions refusing honors for public opponents of fundamental Catholic teachings and avoiding even the appearance of compromising Catholic identity.”