George Weigel


VIDEO: George Weigel at One Generation Away’s Liberty Speaker Series

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel discusses the health of America’s political culture.

Biblical Preaching and Healing the Culture

If Catholics in the United States are going to be healers of our wounded culture, we’re going to have to learn to see the world through lenses ground by biblical faith.

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Now What?

What is the thoughtful Catholic voter to do when neither of the presidential candidates is even minimally committed to human dignity, the common good, subsidiarity, and solidarity, as the social doctrine understands those concepts?

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Good Catholics, Good Citizens

Religion is emphatically a public good, and one indispensable to limited government, as the Founders were constantly pointing out. The Church ought to be free to be herself for her sake, for the sake of the faithful, and for the sake of the common good.

The Most Important Day of Your Life

Owning your baptism is the precondition to being a member of that “Church permanently in mission” which Pope Francis calls us to be.

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The Best Nuncio We’ve Had Thus Far

The announcement that Archbishop Christoph Pierre will succeed Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò as Apostolic Nuncio to the United States is an opportunity to pay tribute to a courageous churchman who has served Catholicism, Pope Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis in an exemplary way during his tenure in Washington.

Catholics and Campaign 2016

Serious Catholics bring to American politics a distinctive way of thinking about public life that’s built on four core principles, drawn from the Church’s social doctrine.

The Merciful Grace of the Truth

Why are marriage and the family in trouble? Amoris Laetitia reviews a lot of the reasons, some of which go back to Adam and Eve, and some of which are contemporary expressions of that original sin of pride.

Pope Francis on Love, Marriage, and the Family

Amoris Laetitia will keep the theologians busy, analyzing its moral theology and its reading of Church tradition. All of this churning will finally work out to the good of the Church and the advance of its mission of evangelization and service, but only if the document is read in full, with the care and patience its author requests.

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After the “G-Word” has been Spoken

The congressional resolution and the State Department’s action declaring that what ISIS is doing to Christians in Iraq is “genocide” gives the victims of persecution hope that someone knows, and someone cares.