Interviews

"Radical Disciple"

As pilgrims converge on Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul, Weigel is in the Eternal City, sharing his expertise on the third-longest papacy in the history of the

Inside the Pages

George Weigel discusses his new book, The End and the Beginning: John Paul II — The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy, on “Inside the Pages with Kris

A Pope’s Legacy

George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of Washington’s Ethics and Public Policy Center and a frequent National Review Online contributor, brings his monumental biography of John Paul II to completion with

Pope Benedict XVI in the Holy Land

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow Fellow and William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies George Weigel was interviewed by the Italian daily “Il Foglio” on Pope Benedict XVI’s current pilgrimage to

Weigel Part of France’s Papal Preparations

As France is getting ready for Benedict XVI’s arrival here this weekend, American author and Catholic theologian George Weigel finds himself to be part of the preparations. The Pope will

Weigel on the 2008 Election

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow and William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies George Weigel was recently interviewed on the 2008 U.S. election by the Italian newspaper, Avvenire. Excerpts from the

George Weigel on the Papal Visit to the United States

The following interview with EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow and William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies George Weigel appeared in the Cracow newspaper, Tygodnik Powszechny [Universal Weekly].  1. What are

Benedict XVI and the Catholic Church in America

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow and William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies George Weigel was interviewed on Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the U.S. by the Polish daily Dziennik. 1.

George Weigel and the Pope

What do Americans expect from the Pope’s visit? I think the country as a whole expects to meet a wide religious and moral leader, who shares the historic American commitment

Allam & Allah

At Easter Vigil Mass this weekend, Pope Benedict baptized Egyptian-born Italian journalist, Magdi Allam, now a former Muslim. The conversion was an attention-grabber for obvious reasons. National Review Online editor

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.