George Weigel News


George Weigel Speaks at St. John Paul II Chapel Dedication at Mundelein Seminary

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel gave a lecture at a ceremony dedicating the new St. John Paul II Chapel at Mundelein Seminary in Mundelein, Illinois.

George Weigel Honored by Lithuanian Foreign Ministry

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel was awarded the Lithuanian Diplomacy Star at a June 11 ceremony at the Lithuanian Embassy for his tireless work on behalf of democracy and human rights, and for his critical support of Lithuania’s struggle for independence from the Soviet Union.

George Weigel receives Lithuanian Diplomacy Star

EPPC Flash: Celebrating George Weigel’s Silver Anniversary

This month marks EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel’s 25th anniversary with the Ethics and Public Policy Center. What a remarkable 25 years it has been!

EPPC Briefly: Weigel, Eberstadt Address Members of Class of 2014

A New Birth of Freedom; You Are More Important Than You Know; A Conservative Governing Agenda; and much more

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel Speaks at National Book Festival

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel will discuss his book Evangelical Catholicism at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

George Weigel Receives Honorary Doctorate from Ukrainian Catholic University

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel received the third honorary doctorate ever bestowed by the Ukrainian Catholic University, prior to addressing the university’s commencement on July 6.

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.

George Weigel Named Distinguished Senior Fellow

On the unanimous recommendation of EPPC’s board of directors, EPPC is pleased to name George Weigel its first Distinguished Senior Fellow. “George’s new title is in recognition of his remarkable contributions to EPPC over the past two decades,” said William R. Burleigh, chairman of EPPC’s board.

HarperCollins to Publish New Book by Leading Papal Authority George Weigel

HarperCollins will publish a new book about the end of Pope John Paul II’s life and the beginning of a new era for the Catholic Church by George Weigel, Roman Catholic theologian and author of Witness to Hope: The Biography of John Paul II, which became an international bestseller upon its publication in 1999.