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Football and faith

by Carla Hinton Published: January 7, 2013

Hopefully, OU Sooner football fans are recovering from Friday’s Cotton Bowl loss sufficiently enough to appreciate tonight’s national title game between Alabama and Notre Dame.

I thought folks in the faith community might be interested in this story about Notre Dame and how Catholicism and football merge tonight.

At the heart of Notre Dame’s legendary football program is a careworn balancing act. The team is unapologetically Catholic,” the Wall Street Journal reports.

Read the entire article for yourself: 

Wall Street Journal: “Notre Dame’s Holy Line”



Carla Hinton

Religion Editor

by Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide...
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