Alfred J. Freddoso
Professor of Philosophy
John and Jean Oesterle Professor of Thomistic Studies
University of Notre Dame

By Me
By My Betters

Toward a Post-Secular, Post-Conciliar Thomistic Philosophy: Wisdom in the Face of Modernity and the Challenge of Contemporary Natural Theology.  Fr. Thomas Joseph White's astute comments in a symposium at the annual Maritain Society Conference on his book Wisdom in the Face of Modernity (2011).

The best contemporary argument against abortion.  Too bad You-Tube wasn't around in the 1830's, '40's and '50's.  It might have saved us from a war.

Talk for ND Response Rally -- Sunday, May 17, 2009, by Wilson D. Miscamble, CSC, Professor of History, University of Notre Dame

A Notre Dame Witness for Life,
by William McGurn (class of 1980) of the Wall Street Journal, a speech given at Notre Dame on April 23, 2009.

Human life fund is perfectly suited to Notre Dame, by David Solomon, South Bend Tribune, April 19, 2009.  A defense of the new Notre Dame Fund to Protect Human Life against an attack by a Notre Dame moral theologian.

Cardinal George on Notre Dame's honoring President Obama at its 2009 Commencement Ceremony, remarks given on March 28, 2009 at a Conference on Dignitatis Personae (video)

Just Look, by Cardinal Edward Egan, Oct. 13, 2008

A Catholic Lifetime Reading Plan, by Fr. C. John McCloskey

Instruction before Marriage (Old Rite),  I say, "Bring it back!"  Prompted by homily given by Fr. Greg Green, CSC on Mark 10:1-2, Feb. 24, 2006.

Speakout: Tumor growing in Democratic Party
, Francis X. Maier, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Denver, Rocky Mountain News, November 12, 2004

Faith and Patriotism,
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., New York Times, October 22, 2004

Homily for Erin Feis, Bishop Daniel Jenky, CSC, of Peoria.  Bishop Jenky was once my pastor, I am proud to say.

Will Bishops' Abuse Policy Attack Problem's Source? Wayne Laugesen,
National Catholic Register, June 16-22, 2002

Can the Bishops Heal the American Church? George Sim Johnston, Crisis, June 2002

Is a Great Awakening of Conscience at Hand? Ralph Martin, National Catholic Register, Oct. 14-20, 2001

God and the Marketplace:  Why and Where He belongs
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., February 1, 2001

Rationale for Non-Sponsorship, Robert Spitzer, SJ, President of Gonzaga University, Spokane Spokesman-Review, April 2000

The Utilitarian Horrors of Peter Singer:  Other People's Mothers Peter Berkowitz, The New Republic, January 10, 2000

What I wanted to discuss with Senator Campbell . . . , Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Denver Catholic Register, July 28, 1999

Universities That Are Truly Catholic and Truly Academic Cardinal Francis George, September 1998.

Alpha and Omega: Reconciling Science and Faith, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., September 1998.

On Human Life: A pastoral letter to the people of God of northern Colorado on the truth and meaning of married love, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., July 1998.

That Others May Hear and Believe, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., February 1998.

What is a Doctor of Theology?, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Janurary 1998.

Baylor and Notre Dame,  W. David Solomon, Baylor Line [Baylor U. Alumni Magazine], Winter 1997.

Be Prepared to Give an Account, Cardinal Francis George, October 1997.

A Theological Wasteland, Cardinal Bernard Law (The Pilot, June 20, 1997).

Faithful for Life, Catholic Bishops' Pro-Life Activities Committee, 1995.