Sunday, May 17, 2009

Obama receives honorary degree ahead of Notre Dame address

President Barack Obama received an honorary degree at Notre Dame Sunday ahead of a commencement speech later in the day.

Obama's appearance at Notre Dame was greeted with protests by Catholic pro-life groups.

The protests are mainly outside of the university's gates, but protest leaders said about 20 people are inside and will demonstrate during Obama's commencement address.

Obama Receives Honorary Degree at Notre Dame, as Protests Build

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Notre Dame demonstrators showed up in their largest numbers yet as President Obama arrived in South Bend, Ind. A Notre Dame police officer, left, instructs anti-abortion protesters to leave the campus during an anti-abortion protest Saturday in South ...
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