George Weigel

To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II

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Aroused Consciences Changing History

Forty-five years ago, the New York Times cast its gimlet eye over the first three days of Pope John Paul II’s return to his Polish homeland. Reading the signs of those times

Summoning the Heroes

WARSAW. John Williams, ninety-two-year-old laureate conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, has composed some of the most memorable pop-orchestral music of our time, including the themes for Star Wars, Superman, E.T., Jaws, Jurassic

Invoking John Paul the Great

ROME. Age certainly accelerates one’s sense of the passage of time.  Well do I remember high school classes that felt as long as Würm Glaciation, the minute hand circumambulating the clock’s

Unity in What?

Among the many urgent questions raised by the Synods on the Family in 2014 and 2015 and the current Synod on Synodality—questions that will inevitably bear on the next papal

Pope Francis Waves a White Flag at Vladimir Putin

In urging the victim to yield to the aggressor, he repudiates centuries of Catholic teaching. The leaders of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church visited Washington this month to make the case for

Easter, Creation, and Holiness

What came first: creation, or God’s covenants with the People of Israel and the New Israel, the Church? The question may seem odd, even silly. Chronologically, it’s obvious that the