2014 Bradley Symposium

“America’s Prospects: Promise and Peril” Economic, political, and demographic trend-lines in American life In the bustle of daily politics, it can be difficult to discern the broad trends that will shape America’s future. Our panel of experts will help us to see past the horizon and think through the challenges and opportunities the coming years […]


2014 Summer Movie Series

The Ethics and Public Policy Center and the Hudson Institute present Middle America and the Movies The Eighth Annual Summer Movie Series EPPC Resident Scholar and Movie Critic of The American Spectator James Bowman presents six movies set in the rural and small towns of America’s Mid-West in the last century. The movie series will […]


Health Solutions Conference: Fresh Ideas and a New Vision for Health Reform

On Thursday, February 27, 2014, join leading Members of Congress and policy experts for a conference about the future health reform that puts the American people in control of health care and coverage decisions.

The Nominee: A Political and Spiritual Journey featuring Judge Leslie Southwick

The Ethics and Public Policy Center and the Catholic Information Center are pleased to sponsor an event featuring Judge Leslie Southwick on his book The Nominee: A Political and Spiritual Journey.

Faith Angle Forum: March 2014

-John Allen, Jr. and Paul Vallely: “Pope Francis after One Year”
-Sergio Rubin: “Francis: Reformer, Restorer, or Revolutionary? His Leadership on the Global Stage”
-Dr. Cornelius Plantinga, Jr. and Ross Douthat: “Whatever Happened to Sin in American Culture?”
-Dr. Russell Moore and Molly Ball: “The Persistence of the Culture Wars”


William E. Simon Lecture

World War I was a civilizational cataclysm and its effects are much among us. In his thirteenth annual William E. Simon Lecture, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel explores both the perennial question of why the Great War happened and the typically unexplored, but perhaps more urgent, question of why World War I continued—and what the answers to that second question disclose about the state of western civilization today.

Faith Angle Forum: November 2013

-Dr. John Green and Dr. Peter Skerry:“ Welcoming the Stranger? Religion & the Politics of Immigration”
-Dr. L. Gregory Jones: “Spinning Sorrow: The Uses & Abuses of Forgiveness in the Public Sphere”
-Dr. Jennifer Wiseman: “Same Universe, Different Lenses: Science, Ethics, & Religion in Dialogue”


Twenty-Second Annual Tertio Millenio Seminar

Tertio Millennio Seminar on the Free Society Kraków, Poland July 2013 The Tertio Millennio Seminar on the Free Society was founded in 1992 by Michael Novak, Rocco Buttiglione, Father Richard John Neuhaus, Father Maciej Zięba OP and George Weigel to deepen the dialogue on Catholic social doctrine between North American students and students from the new democracies of […]

group 2013

Why We Fight: War Movies and War, Then and Now

James Bowman, EPPC Resident Scholar and movie critic for The American Spectator, presents six movies reflecting how the culture has influenced and been influenced by World War II and by the lesser wars fought since then. The series will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings between June 19th and July 24th at Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C.

2013 National Religious Freedom Conference

On May 30, leaders of diverse faiths will join forces with bipartisan legislators from across the country to defend religious freedom for all at the 2013 National Religious Freedom Conference, sponsored by EPPC’s American Religious Freedom Program.