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To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II

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Wanted: A Catholic Chaim Potok

In the three decades since the Revolution of 1989, Poland’s many cultural achievements include mastering the craft of creating the 21st-century historical museum.  Examples include the Warsaw Uprising Museum in the national

Atheistic Humanism vs. the “Message from Jerusalem”

Eric Cohen’s thoughtful, provocative reflection in Mosaic on Attorney General William Barr’s Notre Dame lecture analyzing America’s contemporary cultural and social challenges is especially welcome in light of the caterwauling that followed Barr’s

Thoughts on the Western Wall, Fifty Years Later

Photographs can capture exceptional moments in an iconic way, making the original experience “present” emotionally as well as pictorially. The photo of U.S. Marines raising the American flag on Iwo

Jews and Catholics: A Common Witness?

The Second Vatican Council, which ended 50 years ago this month, produced 16 documents. Together, those texts contain hundreds of pages of reflection on the nature of the Catholic Church

Two Critical Nutrients of Conservative Jewish Soil

This piece is a response to EPPC Adjunct Fellow Eric Cohen’s Mosaic essay “The Spirit of Jewish Conservatism.” “Jewish conservatism is meant to create a big-tent community of values and ideas”:

Who Can Save Europe’s Jews? Only Its Christians.

This essay is a response by EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel to Robert Wistrich’s recent analysis of rising anti-Semitism in France. The deracination of Europe—which Robert Wistrich accurately limns

The Gospels and anti-Semitism

During John Paul II’s pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2000, I had breakfast in Jerusalem with an immensely learned and kindly rabbi, an American who had moved to Israel