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Soon after Beattie was disinvited the story went global--first to The Guardian:

Lizzy Davies. "US university accused of 'Sovietization' of Catholic intellectual life." Nov. 1, 2012.

KPBS events/news coverage

Kyla Calvert, "USD Cancels Visit Over Academic’s Same-Sex Marriage Support," Nov. 2.

____, "USD President Addresses Faculty Leaders After No Confidence Vote,"

"USD Blacklisting Speaker Over Gay Marriage Support Creates Fallout," Nov. 5. (includes video)

"Fallout Over USD Blacklisting Speaker," Nov. 5, 2012. Midday edition. (audio and transcript)

The Union-Tribune has run two articles of its own in addition to some early stuff off the AP wire:

Matthew Hall, "Same-sex marriage debate roils USD campus," U-T, Nov. 19.

Karen Kucher, "USD Leader addresses handling of fellowship revocation." Nov. 16, 2012.

From the National Catholic Reporter:

Joshua C. McElwee. "University withdraws theologian's invitation after pressure from financial contributors." Nov. 1, 2012

---"Theologian's disinvite linked to Vatican-supported group." Nov. 6, 2012.

---"National group: Theologian's disinvite raises 'serious issues"'. Nov. 6, 2012.

---"University of San Diego demand reversal of theologian's disinvite." Nov. 8, 2012.

---"Vatican advisor publicly supports disinvited theologian." Nov. 9, 2012.

---"USD faculty declare no confidence in university president after felowship cancellation." Nov. 13, 2012.

---"San Diego university responds to faculty's vote of no confidence." Nov. 14, 2012.

---"Catholic university faculty rebukes president over academic freedom." Dec. 7, 2012.

From the past

Tom Roberts. "Theologian, Radforth Reuther, disinvited at U of San Diego." Jul. 30, 2008.

Conservative Catholic reactions

Peter J. Smith. "Stand for Catholic identity pits University of San Diego president against faculty." Dec. 2, 2012.

"The upside-down world of Catholic higher education." Dec 2, 2012.

"University president defends disinvitation of radical theologian, radical theologian promises a response"

Rebecca Hamilton. "Should Catholic universities support Catholic teaching? Dec. 22, 2012

From the USD Vista:

Matt Hose. "Toreros in turmoil." Nov. 9, 2012

Sarah Jorgensen. "Tina Beattie and administrative ethics." Nov. 15, 2012.

Matt Hose. "Nearly 100 faculty members vote no confidence in President Lyons." Nov. 15, 2012

Nick Dilonardo. "Who gives?" Nov. 28, 2012.

And from USD Radio:

Sarah Jorgensen. "Academic freedom forum produces calls for President Lyons' resignation"

From The Daily Aztec

Michele Pluss. "USD revokes invite, deals with backlash." Nov. 27, 2012