George Weigel Events


Twenty-Third Annual Tertio Millenio Seminar

Tertio Millennio Seminar on the Free Society Kraków, Poland June 30- July 17, 2014 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 […]

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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.

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 […]

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Evangelical Catholicism: A Reformed Church and a Culture in Crisis

A version of Mr. Weigel’s remarks were published as an essay in National Affairs. Click here to read it. In his twelfth William E. Simon Lecture, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel discusses the thesis of his new book, Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Church, with an eye toward addressing some of the challenges presented by […]

A Surprising Cast of Characters: King Belshazzar, Pope Leo XIII, and the 2012 Election

A version of Mr. Weigel’s remarks was published as an essay in National Affairs. Click here to read it. The writing is on the wall. All attempts to establish a public square shorn of moral truth and devoid religious influence are failing. Mute in the face of injustice, and unable to account for the foundations of the human […]

Twenty-first Annual Tertio Millenio Seminar

Tertio Millennio Seminar on the Free Society Kraków, Poland July 2012 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 […]

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Twentieth Annual Tertio Millenio Seminar

Tertio Millennio Seminar on the Free Society Kraków, Poland July 2011 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 […]

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The Communist War Against the Catholic Church: New Evidence from the Past, Lessons for the Future

In his tenth annual William E. Simon Lecture, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel will reflect on a dramatic—and too little understood—chapter in 20th century history: the decades-long war waged by the KGB, the Polish secret police, and the East German Stasi against the Catholic Church and the Vatican itself.

Truths Still Held? John Courtney Murray’s ‘€œAmerican Proposition’€ Fifty Years Later

A version of Mr. Weigel’s remarks were published as an essay in First Things. Click here to read it. In 1960, in the midst of a campaign that would bring the first baptized Catholic to the White House, and at the beginning of a decade that would end in social and political turmoil, John Courtney Murray published his seminal […]

Scoundrel Time: The Politics of 2008

A version of Mr. Weigel’s remarks were published as an essay in First Things. Click here to read it. An engaging, challenging, and occasionally even amusing exploration of how the Sixties were the big winner in the 2008 presidential election, with a few further notes on the dangers of messianic politics and the temptations of faux […]