Father Thomas D. Williams, L.C., Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is Dean of Theology and Ordinary Professor of Moral Theology and Catholic Social Thought at the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University in Rome.
He entered the congregation of the Legionaries of Christ in 1985 and was ordained a priest on November 25, 1994 in Mexico City. A graduate of the University of Michigan, he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance, a Licentiate in Philosophy and a Doctorate in Moral Theology from Regina Apostolorum University. He is conversant in English, Spanish, Italian, French, and German and has a working knowledge of Portuguese, Latin and ancient Greek. He is Consultant on Vatican Affairs for NBC and MSNBC and a Vatican Analyst for Britain’s Sky News, and also served as Vatican Spokesperson for the Synod of Bishops in 1997 and 2001.
His books include Who Is My Neighbor? Personalism and the Foundations of Human Rights (Catholic University of America Press, 2005), Servants and Witnesses of Hope (Logos Press, 2001), and Springtime of Evangelization (Ignatius Press, 1999). He has published dozens of articles both scholarly and popular on a wide range of topics, and is a regular preacher of Ignatian Spiritual Exercises for priests and laypersons.
Full Curriculum Vitae and Publications List
Books by Fr. Williams
Selected Articles: (.pdf file, requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader)
- The Bible is for Scripture Scholars and Everyone Else
- Capital Punishment and the Just Society
- Why Socrates Was Wrong: Moral Theology and Original Sin
- Values, Virtues, and John Paul II
- On Refusing Holy Communion to Anti-Life Legislators
- What is Thomistic Personalism?