George Weigel

To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II

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Author: George Weigel

A Question of Witness

One of the most extraordinary transformations in contemporary American public life has been the radical change in the ideological orientation of mainline Protestant and Roman Catholic church leaders as they

The Glasnot Monitor

We begin here a new department that will report on events, arguments, and personages testing the meaning and limits of those changes in Soviet life and policy that are subsumed

Third Thoughts

This past October, twenty years after the 1967 “March on the Pentagon” that marked a watershed in the Vietnam-era protest against U.S. policy in Southeast Asia, over a hundred veterans

Oscar Arias at the Nobel Awards Ceremony

Your Majesty, my fellow Nobel Laureates, ladies and gentlemen: Thank you for the honor you have bestowed on me this evening. I accept it in the name of all those

American Purpose, Our Purposes

Beneath the surface of American public life a great debate is gathering. The great debate is not about the Strategic Defense Initiative, aid to the Nicaraguan resistance, international terrorism, or

Back in the USSR

Ever since the Geneva summit, there has been intense interest in “citizen exchange” programs with the Soviet Union. In light of that interest, we share the following report of our

"Rightist Overtones." Indeed

Being “in the center” is usually considered desirable in American public life. “Middle-of-the-road” carries with it images of the tolerance, decency, and reasonableness that Americans admire. But where is “the

The Posner (and Arbatov and Gerasimov) Problem

Last spring, after President Reagan’s televised address to the nation on his proposed 1987 defense budget, the networks provided the traditional response time to the Democratic Party, represented in this

Orwell Lives

One of the surest signs of trouble in any resistance movement is when its leaders begin to fudge the definition of “violence.” Such was the case in America during the

Breaking Ranks

It is no longer news (although it is often treated as such) when a church group urges disinvestment in South Africa. It is news when a prominent religious leader challenges