Interviews

Interview: A Tale of Two Saints

On Divine Mercy Sunday this weekend in Rome — one week after Easter — Pope Francis will celebrate the canonizations of two recent predecessors in the Chair of Peter, Popes

INTERVIEW: Around the World With George Weigel

George Weigel, essayist and journalist, papal biographer and sports fan (the longest piece he ever wrote was on baseball), has more than a few insights to share. As Catholics begin the penitential season of

Life With Pope Francis

Vatican City–All signs in Rome point toward a more evangelical future for the Church under the new pontiff. National Review Online’s Kathryn Jean Lopez caught up with the author of

George Weigel on the Church in Latin America

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel spoke to Catholic News Service about the challenges of the Catholic Church in Latin America weeks before the election of an Argentine pope.

Get Ready for Catholicism 2.0

George Weigel is one of the pre-eminent commentators on Catholicism today, and author of, among others, a bestselling biography of John Paul II. Weigel recently published Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform

The Dynamic Continuity of Benedict XVI and John Paul II

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow, George Wegiel, recently spoke with Joan Frawley Desmond of the National Catholic Register about his new book, Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Cetury Chruch and

Setting the World Ablaze

‘Lukewarm Catholicism has no future; submitting to the transforming fire of the Holy Spirit is no longer optional,” George Weigel writes in his new book, Evangelical Catholicism. We live in

Interview with George Weigel

John Zmirak of BadCatholics.com interviews EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel: I recently had the pleasure and privilege of working with George Weigel as editor of his new book: Practicing

Time Out with Professor George Weigel

One of your presentation topics was ‘The Leadership of John Paul II and the Lessons for Political History of the 21st Century’. What were your main points? I stressed that

Videos

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.

Q&A with George Weigel

March 2, 2021

George Weigel, a Catholic theologian, author and distinguished senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, talked about some of the people he profiles in Not Forgotten, his new book of elegies and reminiscences. Among those he discussed in this interview included columnist Charles Krauthammer, Representative Lindy Boggs (D-LA), and baseball player Jackie Robinson. Mr. Weigel also talked about the Catholic Church and its future.

Podcasts

George Weigel on Evangelical Catholicism and the Biden Presidency

May 1, 2021

On May 1, 2021, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on the Crown and Crozier podcast to discuss his book Evangelical Catholicism and the state of the Church in American under the Biden administration.

George Weigel Discusses Biden, Catholic Church on Issues, Etc. Podcast

January 26, 2021

On January 26, 2021, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on the Issues, Etc. podcast to discuss President Joe Biden’s Catholic faith, and its implications for policy and for the Church.

George Weigel on “The Next Pope” at The Catholic Current Radio

October 29, 2020

On October 21, 2020, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on “The Catholic Current,” hosted by The Station of the Cross Catholic Radio Network, for an interview about his latest book, The Next Pope.