NEWS

Peter Wehner Rejoins EPPC


The Ethics and Public Policy Center is delighted to announce that, after serving as a senior adviser to the Romney campaign, Peter Wehner is rejoining EPPC as a senior fellow.

Mary Eberstadt Joins EPPC


The Ethics and Public Policy Center is delighted to announce that Mary Eberstadt is joining EPPC as a senior fellow. She will continue her influential writing on issues relating to American society, culture, religion, and philosophy.

Catholic Women and Contraception: Stark Challenges, Hidden Opportunities


A new report, What Catholic Women Think About Faith, Conscience, and Contraception, presents groundbreaking research on the views of church-going Catholic women (ages 18-54) on issues of faith, conscience, and contraception.

Peter Wehner Departs EPPC for Romney Campaign


Peter Wehner, a longtime Senior Fellow at EPPC, has recently disaffiliated from EPPC in order to join Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign as a senior adviser.

Bruce Cole, Former NEH Chairman, Joins EPPC


The Ethics and Public Policy Center is delighted to announce that Dr. Bruce Cole, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 2001 to 2009, is joining EPPC as a Senior Fellow in order to continue his expert work on the teaching of American history and civics and on private and federal cultural policy.

Mary Rice Hasson Joins EPPC as Fellow in Catholic Studies


The Ethics and Public Policy Center is pleased to report that Mary Rice Hasson has joined EPPC as a Fellow in our Catholic Studies program. “Mary Hasson writes insightfully on a broad range of topics,” observed EPPC President Ed Whelan, “and her ongoing project on Catholic women and sexual morality promises to be of special interest. It’s great to have her on board.”

Brian Walsh Joins EPPC to Direct New Program on American Religious Freedom


The Ethics and Public Policy Center is pleased to announce that Brian W. Walsh has joined EPPC to serve as executive director of EPPC’s new program on American Religious Freedom.

EPPC Earns “Exceptional” 4-Star Rating for Sound Fiscal Management


We are proud to report that the Ethics and Public Policy Center has earned its third consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator, for sound fiscal management. According to Charity Navigator’s letter to EPPC, “Only 14% of the charities we rate have received at least 3 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that the Ethics and Public Policy Center consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way, and outperforms most other charities in America.”

George Weigel Awarded TOTUS Prize in Poland


On October 10, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel was awarded the TOTUS Prize by the Work of the New Millennium Foundation, which is sponsored by the Catholic bishops of Poland. The prize, which was presented at a ceremony in Warsaw’s Royal Castle and televised nationally, was given in honor of Mr. Weigel’s work in “promoting the thought of Pope John Paul II.”

Spanish University Gives Honorary Doctorate to George Weigel


On November 14, 2007, Abad Oliba University in Barcelona, Spain, gave a Honoris Causa Doctorate to EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel.