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To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II

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St. John Paul II, seminaries and the Catholic Church's future | A conversation with George Weigel

April 23, 2024

Leading Catholic intellectual George Weigel sits down to discuss the impact St. John Paul II continues to have on seminary formation — and what this means for the future of the Church.

Full Interview with George Weigel (How the World Works)

October 25, 2023

Ep 3: Kevin D. Williamson is joined by author, political analyst, and social activist, George Weigel to discuss his job as an author of more than 30 books, and his career in public policy.

George Weigel Praxis Circle Interview

May 18, 2023

 George is one of the most respected and sought-after voices regarding the Catholic Church, by far the world’s largest religion, church, or “denomination.” Catholics and all Christians, as well as theists and naturalists in general, can draw great insight from this sage and this interview.

More Christ

August 20, 2023

More Christ seeks to bring some of the world’s most interesting and insightful guests to discuss life’s central and abiding questions. In this one hundred and fifth episode in a series of discussions George Weigel discusses Vatican II, JPII, Pope Benedict, the Papacy, and Evangelical Catholicism. thinkers of our time!

Catholics Must Get Political. Here's Why.

June 27, 2023

We’re not meant to live divided lives as Catholics: the truth of the faith in one box, public policy issues in another. We’re meant to evangelize everywhere — even in public life. Learn more in this video featuring policy expert and theologian George Weigel.

The World Over

April 6, 2023

THE ROLE OF DIALOGUE

George Weigel, theologian and author discusses the nature of dialogue within the Church as we lead up to the Synod on Synodality.

Catholic Views

March 19, 2023

George Weigel, prolific Catholic author and biographer of Pope John Paul II, joins Catholic Views for the full half hour to tell us about his new book, To Sanctify the World: The vital legacy of Vatican II. Find out how the teachings of Vatican II can help us be better missionary disciples in our own diocese. A fascinating conversation with one of the premier Catholic thinkers of our time!

EWTN Bookmark

January 26, 2023

Leading Catholic author George Weigel discusses why Vatican II was called, what it actually taught and implemented, and how the Church was to be reenergized for mission so that its members would live out their lives as evangelical Catholics.

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.

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

September 22, 2020

George Weigel Discusses New Book The Next Pope on EWTN’s “The World Over”

June 18, 2020

On June 18, 2020, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on EWTN’s “The World Over” with host Raymond Arroyo to discuss Mr. Weigel’s new book The Next Pope: The Office of Peter and a Church in Mission.

George Weigel Delivers 2019 Diane Knippers Memorial Lecture

November 19, 2019

On November 19, 2019, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel delivered the 2019 Diane Knippers Memorial Lecture at the Institute on Religion and Democracy in Washington. The title of Mr. Weigel’s lecture was “The National Interest and the National Purpose.”

George Weigel Discusses Latest Book on EWTN’s “The World Over”

October 24, 2019

On October 24, 2019, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on EWTN to discuss his new book, The Irony of Modern Catholic History, on “The World Over” with Raymond Arroyo.

George Weigel Discusses New Books on ETWN’s “Bookmark”

September 22, 2019

On September 22, 2019, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on EWTN’s “Bookmark” with host Doug Keck to discuss his new book The Irony of Modern Catholic History, in which he explores the Catholic Church’s clash with the modern world, and his earlier book The Fragility of Order, in which he shares a collection of his influential historical, cultural, and political essays.

George Weigel Discusses The Irony of Modern Catholic History at Catholic University

September 17, 2019

On September 17, 2019, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel discussed his new book The Irony of Modern Catholic History: How the Church Rediscovered Itself and Challenged the Modern World to Reform at an event sponsored by the Institute for Human Ecology at the Catholic University of America.

“The Laity and Renewal: Acting Ecclesially” featuring George Weigel at The Catholic Project conference

April 25, 2019

On April 25, 2019, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel spoke at a conference hosted by The Catholic Project, an initiative of The Catholic University of America. The Catholic Project, under the direction of EPPC Fellow Stephen P. White, “seeks the renewal and rebuilding of the Catholic Church through faithful collaboration of the laity and the clergy as co-responsible partners in the Church’s mission.”

The session featuring Mr. Weigel, alongside CUA President John Garvey, was titled “The Laity and Renewal: Acting Ecclesially.”

George Weigel on Notre Dame Fire on MSNBC

April 17, 2019

On April 16, 2019, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports to discuss the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the significance of the cathedral to France and to the world.

George Weigel Discusses Upcoming Vatican Summit with EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo

January 17, 2019

On January 17, 2019, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on EWTN’s “The World Over” to discuss the latest Catholic news and the expectations for the Vatican’s summit on sex abuse in February.

George Weigel talks with Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson about his new book “The Fragility of Order”

May 14, 2018

On May 14, 2018, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on WIND-AM’s “Chicago’s Morning Answer” with hosts Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson to discuss Mr. Weigel’s new book The Fragility of Order: Catholic Reflections on Turbulent Times.

George Weigel Discusses New Book Lessons in Hope with EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo

September 22, 2017

On September 22, 2017, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel appeared on EWTN’s “The World Over” with host Raymond Arroyo to discuss his new book Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II.

George Weigel on Trump Immigration Order, Gorsuch, and the Need for a “Moral Awakening” - Part 1

February 3, 2017

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.

George Weigel on Trump Immigration Order, Gorsuch, and the Need for a “Moral Awakening” - Part 2

February 3, 2017

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.

George Weigel at One Generation Away’s Liberty Speaker Series

May 18, 2016

On April 30, 2016, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel gave a lecture on the health of America’s political culture as part of the Liberty Speaker Series, presented by One Generation Away.

Modernity, Religion and Morality: A Conversation with George Weigel and Yoram Hazony

December 11, 2015

On November 12, 2015, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel participated in a discussion at the Tikvah Fund’s Advanced Institute in Jerusalem.

George Weigel Featured in “Jeopardy!” Clue

December 7, 2015

On the October 15, 2015, episode of JEOPARDY!, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel was featured in a clue in the “Biographies” category.

George Weigel Discusses City of Saints with Raymond Arroyo

December 2, 2015

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel joined EWTN’s “The World Over” to discuss his new book, City of Saints, along with other recent events, with host Raymond Arroyo.

In Depth with George Weigel

June 1, 2008

Author and Catholic theologian George Weigel talked about his life, his career, and his body of writing. Topics included theology, the politics of the Catholic Church, the sexual abuse scandals, and his relationships with the popes about whom he has written. Background footage was shown of Pope Benedict’s arrival at Andrews Air Force Base on April 16, 2008. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

Videos were shown of Mr. Weigel talking about his writing habits and of him giving a tour of his study at his home in Rockville, Maryland, on May 12, 2008.