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.

Feminism v. Femininity: The Threat to Woman’s Identity

The Ethics and Public Policy Center recently co-sponsored a luncheon event with the Witherspoon Institute featuring guest speaker Monsignor Cormac Burke, who presented on the topic “Feminism v. Femininity: The Threat to Woman’s Identity.” A Professor of Modern Languages and Doctor in Canon Law, as well as a civil lawyer and member of the Irish […]

Faith Angle Forum: March 2013

– Reuel Marc Gerecht and Jeffrey Goldberg: “The Islamic Paradox & the Future of the Middle East”
– Dr. Luis Lugo: “The Decline of Institutional Religion & Implications for American Civic Life”
– Dr. Timothy Keller: “Conservative Christianity after the Christian Right”


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 […]

The Enemy Within

In this summer’s movie series, EPPC Resident Scholar James Bowman presents five films on the subject of loyalty and betrayal. Spanning nearly 60 years and made in a variety of styles with diverse purposes, all five movies may nevertheless be seen as engaging with E.M. Forster’s famous dictum: “If I had to choose between betraying […]