George Weigel

Paul, Apollos, and Cephas, All Over Again

Christ is not divisible and neither is his truth. And authentic pastoral accompaniment must always be along “the way” of the One who is also “the truth and the life.”

Meeting with Moscow, Rome Must Refuse to Bend to the Putin Storyline

In its dealings with the Russian Orthodox Church, the Vatican must resist new falsifications of historical or current reality and make clear that the integrity and vitality of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and other Eastern Catholic Churches in union with Rome are not matters for negotiation.

Synod-Talk, Again

As the Church prepares for Synod 2018, there are some urgent lines of inquiry for our reflection.

VIDEO: George Weigel on Trump Immigration Order, Gorsuch, and the Need for a “Moral Awakening”

On February 2, 2017, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel talked to EWTN’s Lauren Ashburn about President Trump’s immigration order, the President’s Supreme Court pick, and more. Click here or click below to watch part one of Mr. Weigel’s interview:   Click here or click below to watch part two of Mr. Weigel’s interview:

A Papal Tutor of Heroic Virtue

It’s not difficult to trace the influence of Jan Tyranowski on the teaching of the young man he helped to discern a vocation to the priesthood – the young man who would go on to become Pope St. John Paul II.

Theology isn’t Math; but it is Theology

There are many ways of doing theology, and not all of them are strictly syllogistic. But if theology decays into illogical forms of Newspeak, it is false to itself.

Fake History

Everyone has a right to their opinion about the state of Catholicism in 2017, but no one has a right to invent their own Church history.

George Weigel’s 16th Annual William E. Simon Lecture

 16th Annual William E. Simon Lecture Now What? Reflections on 2016 and the Task Ahead By George Weigel EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Lecture at 6:30 Reception to follow In this, his 16th Annual William E. Simon Lecture, George Weigel will examine the political upheavals […]

Interview with George Weigel: The Creative Catholic

An interview with the author of Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, Evangelical Catholicism, and other books, about the art and craft of writing.

Lessons from an Era of Confusion

The North American College in Rome today is as solid a seminary as can be found in the world Church, and its transformation from the confusions of the two immediate post-conciliar decades is due to a re-centering on first principles.