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Distinguished Senior Fellow of Washington’s Ethics and Public Policy Center, George Weigel is a Catholic theologian and one of America’s leading public intellectuals. He holds EPPC’s William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies.

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George Weigel Discusses German Controversy and Vatican Letter to USCCB on EWTN

May 13, 2021

On May 13, 2021, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on EWTN’s “The World Over” with Raymond Arroyo to discuss the controversy over same-sex blessings in the Catholic Church in Germany, and the Vatican’s new letter to the US Bishops regarding the treatment of Holy Communion and pro-abortion Catholic politicians. He appeared alongside Cardinal Gerhard Muller, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith at the Vatican.

George Weigel on Sino-Vatican Deal

April 7, 2021

On April 7, 2021, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel discussed current Vatican policy toward the People’s Republic of China with Chelsea Michta of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, a Washington-based research institute and museum.

George Weigel Discusses the Golden Age of Catholic Campus Ministry on CCMA’s CampusMIN Podcast

September 22, 2020

In this edition of the CampusMIN Cast, Executive Director Michael St. Pierre interviewed scholar and intellectual George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and author of The Next Pope: The Office of Peter and a Church in Mission.

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Catholic And Vatican Affairs

“Inclusion” and Catholicism

You will note that “inclusive” is not one of the marks of the Church given by Christ, although “universal” is. Distinctions, as ever, are important.

Catholic And Vatican Affairs

The White-Martyr Cardinals’ Dinner

The conversation turned to those times when the Lord seems to be deaf to the pleas of his people—times not unlike what many Catholics experience today.

Catholic And Vatican Affairs

Cardinal George Pell: The Encourager

I know of few, if any, public figures who have displayed the moral courage George Pell displayed for decades.

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The Catholic Difference

“Inclusion” and Catholicism

You will note that “inclusive” is not one of the marks of the Church given by Christ, although “universal” is. Distinctions, as ever, are important.

Catholic & Vatican Affairs

“Inclusion” and Catholicism

You will note that “inclusive” is not one of the marks of the Church given by Christ, although “universal” is. Distinctions, as ever, are important.

International Affairs

Genocide in Ukraine?

How does the Russian war in Ukraine exemplify Professor Snyder’s “markers” of genocidal intention and action?