5/25/1917 - 2/26/2015
Notre Dame Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - 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.
Hesburgh died late Thursday night on the university campus in South Bend, Indiana. He was 97. His cause of death wasn't immediately known.
"We mourn today a great man and faithful priest who transformed the University of Notre...