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Father Ted Month of Service

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The initiative inspired Notre Dame alumni and friends all across the country to give, donate, build, as well as teach, feed and support tens of thousands of people all in his honor. Read More

The Picture of Purpose

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Father Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, answered the phone on the morning of July 21, 1964, a date that would become famous for the murder of three young civil rights workers in Mississippi. Martin Luther King’s crusade had moved north to Chicago, and a massive rally was scheduled in Soldier Field that day.  Read More

Jimmy Carter

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The 39th President of the United States reflects on his 40-year friendship with Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Read More

Fathers Hesburgh and Joyce sculptures

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The piece is located between the library and the reflecting pool. Hesburgh, 5-foot-11 in real life, and Joyce, who was 6-1 but measures 7-foot-4 in Cella’s bronze, stand on a granite base inscribed with a quote from each. Read More

Sen. Joe Donnelly '81

Author: Daily Domer Staff

U.S. Senator and Double Domer Joe Donnelly honors Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. on the Senate Floor Read More

Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Author: Daily Domer Staff

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg reacts Friday morning to the death of Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C. Read More

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church, and national and international affairs, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 26) at Holy Cross House adjacent to the University. He was 97. Read More

Chicago Magazine

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Carol Felsenthal | Chicago Magazine 
Father Hesburgh and His Close Friendship With Ann Landers: The late Notre Dame president was a confidante of the famous Chicago advice columnist. I thought about that long and revealing conversation when I heard that Hesburgh, who was president of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, had died Thursday at age 97.
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The New York Times

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Anthony DePalma | The New York Times 

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The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, the scrappy former president of the University of Notre Dame who stood up to both the White House and the Vatican as he transformed Catholic higher education in America and raised a powerful moral voice in national affairs, died late Thursday. He was 97. Read More

CNN

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Todd Leopold | CNN 

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Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, who led the University of Notre Dame to national academic prominence and became an influential figure in both the spiritual and political worlds, has died. He was 97.

Hesburgh died Thursday. His death was confirmed by a posting on the university's website.…
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The Washington Post

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Nick Anderson | The Washington Post  

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The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, a transformative figure in Catholic higher education who led the University of Notre Dame for 35 years and wielded influence with U.S. presidents on civil rights and other charged issues of his era, died Feb. 26 on the university campus. He was 97. Read More

The Chicago Tribune

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Tom Coyne | The Chicago Tribune  

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The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh was always a man of conscience.

He did what he thought was right during his 35 years as president of the University of Notre Dame, even if it meant challenging popes, presidents or legendary football coaches.…
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The Observer

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Staff Reporter | The Observer 

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Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, whose unprecedented 35-year tenure as president of Notre Dame revolutionized the University, making him one of the most influential figures in higher education, and whose dedication to social issues brought him worldwide recognition, died Feb. 26. He was 97. Read More

Esteemed Notre Dame Leader Dies At 97

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The man who lead the University of Notre Dame for 35 years, took calls from the pope and presidents and was key in the fight for civil rights has died. Read More

Chicago Sun-Times

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh was always a man of conscience. He did what he thought was right during his 35 years as president of the University of Notre Dame, even if it meant challenging popes, presidents or legendary football coaches.
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Thomas Tweed

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Thomas Tweed, the W. Harold and Martha Welch Professor of American Studies and professor of history in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters, was elected to lead the American Academy of Religion. Read More

Death of Notre Dame's Hesburgh closes an era

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The death of Holy Cross Fr. Theodore Martin “Ted” Hesburgh, the University of Notre Dame’s longest-serving president, on late Thursday at age 97 has finally closed the door on the American Catholic era. Read More

Catholic News Service

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Holy Cross Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, who led the University of Notre Dame through a period of dramatic growth during his 35 years as president and held sway with political and civil rights leaders, died Feb. 26 at the age of 97. Read More

Religion News Service

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Late Thursday night (Feb. 26), America lost one of its great heroes, the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, the longtime president of the University of Notre Dame. He was 97. Read More

In Memoriam

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Donald R. Keough, chair emeritus of the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees, chair of Allen & Company and former president and chief operating officer of the Coca-Cola Company, died Tuesday (Feb. 24) in Atlanta with family members at his side. Read More

Nasland Earns First Career ACC Pitcher of the Week

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | February 25, 2015  

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A weekend full of career firsts in the circle for University of Notre Dame softball sophomore pitcher Rachel Nasland was capped by the Irish right-hander claiming her first Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Pitcher of the Week citation, the conference announced on Tuesday. 

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